Delivering a whole of society approach to an accelerated Decade of Action : "Enabling strong civil society engagement in the Voluntary National Reviews and the wider SDG follow up and review process"


Webinar Tuesday July 14th 2020 (8:00-9:00 EST)

Description: The event will consider best practice for CSO engagement in the follow up and review process and will share key experience in engagement of community groups from the national, regional to the global level. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of putting in place genuinely inclusive processes, including interactive digital engagement.

Forus will also launch its new Goal 17 report : "Are governments delivering on the capacity development of civil society to ensure a successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda ?" at this side event.

Forus director, Sarah Strack, will moderate the second part of the panel discussion during this side event. 

Key partners : Forus is co-organizing this side event, along with its partner Action For Sustainable Development (A4SD). Participants will include : Government of Switzerland, Government of Kenya, Government of Malawi, Government of Kyrgyzstan (TBC); SDG’s Kenya Forum, Nepal NGO Forum, SLOGA - Slovenian Global Action, Forus, Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), SDG Watch Europe, Futuro en Comun (Spain), NYT Europa, Plattform Agenda 2030 (Switzerland), GCAP Russia, Open School for Sustainable Development (Openshkola), Bond, Forum of Women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan, European Environmental Bureau.