Stakeholders’ meeting on SGDs (6,7,11,12 & 15)

Acheiveing the SDGs inUganda

Mr. Richard Hamba ( E.D-TEENS Uganda) Speaking on SDG 11# in a meeting by NGO-FORUM, Wednesday 6th June 2018 starting at 8:30am – 1:00pm at Hotel Africana

The 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will be held on 9th – 18th July 2018. The HLPF is the main forum through which CSOs can hold governments and others accountable at the global level for their commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals. The 2018 theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, Goals 6, 7, 11, 12 and 15.

The Uganda National NGO Forum on behalf of the CSO Core Reference on Agenda 2030 organized CSO consultative meeting in preparation for the 2018 HLPF. The meeting sought to establish CSO perspectives on the implementation of the 5 Sustainable Development goals that will be reviewed at the 2018 HLPF. As part of the meeting was sharing a simple tool developed for the participatory monitoring of the SDGs.

TEENS Uganda on the other hand offers leadership in fronting and promoting SDG11 towards presenting a position paper for CSOs towards the HLPF 2018.

Mr. Richard Sewakilwanga (Director-NGO Forum) making his remarks at the meeting

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