Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 2022

3 March - 5 March 2022
Kigali, Rwanda

The 2022 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, held under the theme "Building forward better: A green, inclusive and resilient Africa poised to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063," will take place ahead of the High-Level Political Forum 2022.

3 March - 5 March 2022

The Forum is being convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Together with the other regional forums, the Africa Regional Forum will assess progress and exchange knowledge, good practices and policy solutions to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, in line with regional priorities and specificities.

In general, the Forum will:

  • Conduct a regional follow-up and review of the implementation of the selected SDGs and Agenda 2063 goals. The selected set of Sustainable Development Goals to be reviewed in-depth shall be Goals 4, 5, 14, 15 and 17.
  • Focus on identifying ambitions strategies and policy actions to build back better from COVID-19 and to dramatically scale up implementation in 2021-2030.
  • Facilitate learning, including sharing approaches, experiences and lessons learned from VNRs, VLRs and implementation efforts.
  • Deliberate and agree on Africa’ regional input to the 2022 meeting of HLPF. The outcome could be in the form of Key messages.

More information available here.

 

This description was excerpted from uneca.org.