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.
This first meeting, which took place on 16 January 2019, focused 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).
second intersessional meeting will take place in advance of the 2020 session of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Summary report (Advanced edited version) [English only]
Concept note for the intersessional meeting
Programme of the intersessional meeting
States discuss synergies between human rights and 2030 Agenda11 January 2019
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
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