Mexico will host from 26 to 28 April the first meeting of the Forum of Latin American and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development, in which representatives of governments, international institutions, private sector, academia and civil society will meet to review the progress and challenges of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region.
This regional forum is open to participation by all governments in Latin America and the Caribbean and representatives of national parliaments, other agencies of the United Nations System organizations, regional and subregional integration, international financial institutions and development banks, industry private, academia and civil society.
This mechanism seeks to provide opportunities for peer learning through voluntary testing, exchanging good practices and discussion of common goals. Their findings will be forwarded directly to the Political HLF (FPAN) on Sustainable Development of the United Nations, global mechanism for monitoring the Agenda 2030, which will be held every July in New York.
In space experiences on the preparation of voluntary testing related to the implementation of Agenda 2030. This segment also share have special prominence Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela, because these countries have already submitted their exams before the FPAN in 2016, and as the other 11 states in the region that will make this year: Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Peru and Uruguay.
In addition, two special sessions on science, technology and innovation will be made towards the ODS and the means of implementation of Agenda 2030, respectively. Along with this, dialogues on promoting prosperity will be held, with emphasis on the Millennium Number 1 (poverty), 2 (hunger), 3 (health), 5 (gender equality), 9 (infrastructure, industrialization and innovation) 14 (marine resources) and 17 (means of implementation and global partnerships).
All panels of the annual meeting will be broadcast live between 26 and 28 April. The invitation, in social networks, is to participate in debates using labels # ForoALC2030 and # LACForum2030.