The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies.
In this second HLPF (2017) the opening remarks were in charge of Mr. Indran Naidoo (UNEG Vice-Chair and Director, Independent Evaluation Office, UNDP). The chair was Ms. Susanne Frueh (UNEG Chair and Director, Internal Oversight Service, UNESCO) and the main panelists were Ms. Heidi Berner Herrera (Deputy Secretary of Social Evaluation, Ministry of Social Development, Chile), H.E. Mr. Aliioaiga Feturi Elisaia (Ambassador of Samoa to the United Nations), Mr. Dr. Burton S. Mguni (Deputy Statistician General – Economic & Social Statistics, National Statistical Organization of Botswana), H.E. Mr. Michael Gerber (Special Envoy for Global Sustainable Development, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland) and Mr. Stefano D’Errico (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
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