2020 SDG7 Policy Briefs Release

A series of Policy Briefs on SDG7 was released by the Group of Friends for Sustainable Energy on 4 June at United Nations in New York.

Policy Briefs in support of the High-Level Political Forum 2020: Accelerating SDG 7 Achievement in the time of COVID-19, was prepared by ESCAP in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank and the custodian agencies for the SDG 7 indicators. It focus on supporting the discussions at this year’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the theme of “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development.” This stock-taking report presents detailed recommendations and scenarios for energy policies that can simultaneously address the SDG goals, the climate crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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