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High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2024: Just Transition Events

The UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is a global platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda and SDGs implementation. All UN Member States as well as representatives from civil society organisations participate in the HLPF, which meets under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

The HLPF runs from July 8-17, 2024, in New York.

Below is a list of HLPF side events related to the just energy transition. Some events can be attended virtually.

For the full list of side events click here.

July 9

Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity and Accelerating Just Energy Transitions in the Global South

Location: United Nations, Room S-1523

Time: 13:15 – 14:30

Organiser: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)

July 10

A Just Energy Transition: A Pathway for the Achievement of All SDGs Including 1, 2, 13, 16 & 17 – Roundtable Discussion on Challenges and Opportunities for a Just Energy Transition in a SIDS Context

Location: United Nations, Conference Room 6

Time: 13:15 – 14:30

Organiser: Permanent Mission of the Union of the Comoros

Delivering on the Promise of Migration for the Green Transition: Leveraging Labour Pathways to Boost Green Skills, Jobs and Economies

Location: Virtual

Time: 09:00 – 10:30

Organiser: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

More information

July 15

HLPF 2024 High-level Side Event: Just transitions towards sustainability: trajectories to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Food Systems, Energy and Digital Transitions in Latin America and the Caribbean

Location: United Nations Global Compact Board Room, 685 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017, United States

Time: 15:30 – 17:00

Organiser: ECLAC and UN Global Compact

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July 17

Green Skills and Green Jobs for Youth Roundtable HESI Student Action Group

Location: United Nations Global Compact Office at 685 3rd Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, 10017, NY, USA

Time: 9:30 – 11:30

Organiser: HESI Student Action Group

Poverty, Inequalities and the Green Transition

Location: United Nations, Conference Room 8

Time: 13:15 – 14:30

Organiser: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

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