The 2023 Regional Forum consisted of the following segments: 

  • Pre-Meetings: providing an early opportunity for various stakeholders from Youth and Civil Society to meet, share experiences as well as introduce and discuss issues on the agenda to identify priorities
  • Opening and High-level Policy Segment evaluating SDG progress in the region. Member states shared policy actions and representatives from Civil Society and Youth reported back from their preparatory consultations
  • Peer Learning Round Tables: facilitated the practical exchange of experiences and best practices in SDG implementation between governments and various stakeholders. Five round tables took place on the in-focus SDGs (SDG 6, 7, 9, 11, 17)
  • Side Events: offered a variety of stakeholders the opportunity to discuss a specific aspect of SDG implementation in the region 
  • Plenary Session and Closing: Multi-Stakeholder panel to consider the topic ‘Halfway towards 2030’ accelerating transformations to achieving the SDGs in the ECE region with outcomes to form a contribution to the High-level Political Forum in July and SDG Summit in September


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Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland