The first-ever Synergy Conference on the Sustainable Development and Climate Goals identified areas for action to advance efforts to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on the Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals, on the basis of recognition of the essential role of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.
The “World Conference on Enhancing Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, held from 1 to 3 April 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark, discussed the best ways to move the agenda forward. implementation of the two programs at global, regional and regional levels. regional levels. at the country level, including mobilization actions, resources and investments. The conference was an opportunity to exchange information and experiences among peers, while seeking to stimulate stakeholder action.
Participants highlighted the benefits of concerted implementation of climate change and sustainable development goals, including better integration of nationally determined contributions in the formulation and implementation in Paris of national climate change plans. adaptation and voluntary national examinations.
Participants also discussed new partnerships to protect forests and oceans and strengthen sustainable energy efforts. For example, more than 20 leaders have committed to the Cool Coalition to help accelerate the transition to clean and efficient cooling.
In addition, conference participants made recommendations aimed at strengthening synergies, increasing ambition, advancing implementation measures, maximizing common benefits and stimulating multi-stakeholder partnerships. They urged strengthening and mobilizing more resources to promote sustainable development, ensure efficient use of resources and avoid duplication.
Addressing the conference participants, Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, urged the development of policies, programs and partnerships to create synergies between the two programs and to reduce or reduce compromises. Enjoy with machine a sous gratuite. He identified possible areas of convergence, such as energy transitions to reduce emissions, which can also help to eradicate poverty, create jobs, improve health and contribute to more sustainable ecosystems.
Liu said the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) would help identify and promote multi-stakeholder partnerships and commitments that could contribute to the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit. ‘UN. “Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals” of September 2019. He indicated that DESA would establish a climate pavilion for the SDGs at the 25th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) at the UNFCCC in Santiago, Chile. December.
The conference was part of the in-depth review of the UN climate action in 2019. Its outcome document will contribute to the comprehensive review of SDG 13 (climate action) at the High-Level Political Forum. level. Levels of Sustainable Development (HLPF), organized under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in July 2019, the results of which will inform the debates of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit. and the HLPF under the auspices of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), September 2019.
DESA and the UNFCCC also agreed to establish a global knowledge network and platform on climate synergies and SDGs, which will be launched prior to the HLPF.
Source: SDG Knowledge Hub.