Arab Forum for Sustainable Development, 2021

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Content Type: Virtual Event
Region: Middle East
Thematic Area: Innovation in Service Delivery 
Contributor: ESCWA
Resource Language: English

The Arab Forum for Sustainable Development (AFSD) is the primary regional mechanism for the follow up and review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Arab region.  AFSD’s outcome formally delivers the voice of the region to the global High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held annually in New York. The report of the Arab Forum sets out key messages emanating from the regional dialogue on the opportunities and challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda and reports progress on key sustainable development priorities.
This year, the Forum will be held from 29 to 31 March 2021 as the region grapples with and tries to recover from a pandemic that has severely affected the lives and livelihoods of people from all social and economic backgrounds. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth additional challenges to an already faltering progress towards achieving the SDGs in the Arab region.  Read more