Side event on SSE to the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development

17.Jul.2018

Localizing the SDGs through Social and Solidarity Economy for sustainable and resilient societies - an official side event of the 2018 HLPF on Sustainable Development

In collaboration with UN-DESA and UNRISD, GSEF hosted an official side event at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development on 17 July 2018, at UN Church Center, New York, USA. The session enabled the participants to engage in in-depth discussions on the contribution of SSE in localising the SDGs which is crucial for the successful implementation of the Agenda 2030. 

Opening remarks were given by Ham Sang-Wook, permanent representative of the ROK to the UN and Daniela Bas, director for inclusive social development, UN-DESA. Also, Ilcheong Yi (UNRISD), Marguerite Mendell (Concordia Univ) and Georgia Papouotsi (ICA) shared their perspectives on the topic. The session was moderated by Laurence Kwark (GSEF).

To find more about the event check out UNRISD's webpage