Dear friends,

All around the world, we and representatives from different GCAP national coalitions (especially from countries with VNRs in 2018) have been attending the regional UN forums. This is where governments and civil society have been coming together to review the implementation of the SDGs and Agenda 2030 and the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process. These fora are the main preparation for the 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York from 9 – 18 July. The HLPF is the main UN platform on sustainable development and it has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda

One of the key issues has been the role and space for civil society in these key global discussions. Here are the impressions from me and our colleagues…

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