About the event

The civil society forum serves to develop common positions to shape the collective advocacy during the Forum’s official sessions.

Goals and objectives
1. Engage civil society stakeholders from across the UNECE region in the SDG process
2. Share experience on national/sub-regional VNRs
3. Include Emerging Issues
4. Strengthen Civil Society cooperation
5. Share independent CSO positions
6. Prepare speakers and statements for the official forum
7. Solidarity and movement-building

Key expected outputs of the event
1. Shared lessons on progress at national level on progress on women’s rights by Civil Society
2. Recommendations for the review and implementation of Beijing Platform for Action
3. Agreed statements and positions to be presented to member states at the review session