In March 2018, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution 37/24 on the promotion and protection of human rights and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In the resolution, the Council decided to organize two one-day intersessional meetings for dialogue and cooperation on human rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (A/HRC/RES/37/24)
This first intersessional meeting will focus on the theme of the 2019 session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) ("Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality"), which will review global progress in achieving the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDG 4 (Quality education), SDG 8 (Decent work and economic growth), SDG 10 (Reduced inequalities), SDG 13 (Climate Change), SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions) and SDG 17 (Partnership for the goals).
Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 37/24, the intersessional meeting will be held on
Wednesday, 16 January 2019, from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm, in Palais des Nations Room XX.
Concept note for the intersessional meeting
Draft Programme of the intersessional meeting
Human Rights Council resolution 37/24 - Promotion and protection of human rights and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
General Assembly resolution 70/1 – Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
About the Intersessional meeting on human rights and the 2030 Agenda
Sched page of the intersessional meeting
High Level Political Forum 2019
Accreditation and issuance of badges for all delegates wishing to attend the panel discussion.
Requests for accreditation should be made online through the platform below to the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council as from 22 September 2017. Please allow three working days for your request to be processed.
Online request for accreditation
General guidance on accreditation
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