Third South Asia Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals
The upcoming “Third South Asia Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals” is jointly organized by The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of Bangladesh. The Forum will take place on 8-9 December 2019 in Dhaka.
The South Asia Forums on SDGs has evolved into a vibrant multi-stakeholder platform in the region, providing a subregional forum to the Governments, think-tanks, civil society, among other stakeholders, to share challenges, opportunities and good practices for achieving SDGs in South Asia and identify areas of regional cooperation for promoting the SDGs. The Forum also serves as the preparatory for the Asia and Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) for South Asian countries and the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the United Nations.
The Forum will be a unique opportunity to bring together the stakeholders from governments, academia, the international community, civil society and the private sector to share knowledge and discuss key challenges and opportunities implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Forum will also provide opportunities for complementing the subregional agenda on Regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific.
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Afghanistan
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Bhutan
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Maldivies
- Day 1 Country Presentation - India
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Nepal
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Sri Lanka
- Day 1 Country Presentation - Bangladesh
- Day 1 Group Work
- Day 1 Follow-up and review at the global level - HLPF
- Day 1 Leaving no one behind – Human well-being and capabilities
- Day 1 Session 2 - Daya Sagar Shrestha
- Day 2 ESCAP - The Role of Financing in Supporting the Implementation of the SDG
- Day 2 Bhutan towards Sustainable LDC Graduation - Tshering Dhendup
- Day 2 Means of Implementation of SDGs in South Asia - Akhilesh Kumar
- Day 2 Regional Cooperation in South Asia - Shiladitya Chatterjee
- Day 2 Session 7 South Asian perspectives on accelerating progress towards - Rajan Sudesh Ratna