New report reviews ‘main messages’ from volunteer countries reporting during HLPF 2017

6th July 2017

Check the new report here. 

Together 2030, in partnership with World Vision, commissioned a review of the Main Messages submitted by Member States reporting on their implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the HLPF 2017.

The purpose of this review is to provide information to civil society stakeholders for their engagement in the HLPF in July 2017, and to make recommendations for improving VNR reports in 2018 and beyond.

Main findings and recommendations:

In sum, the set of submissions available for this review provide many reasons to be hopeful as well as some cause for concern. On the positive side:

However, the following conclusions are concerning:

The following are recommendations for improving the VNR process and implementation more generally:

Overall, the quality of reporting needs to improve markedly in subsequent years if the HLPF is to become a meaningful space for constructive and robust review, and ultimately if the SDGs are to be achieved by 2030.


The new report is available here. 

Check the Annex with country reviews.

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