For the 2021 HLPF:

1) Visit the HLPF Website: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2021

2) Representatives from three SGA members participated in the Expert Group Meetings convened during the week 17-21 May 2021 to discuss each of the SDGs selected for review:

                     Dr. Simone Cernesi, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care, for SDG 3 (health).

Dr. Rosy Pereya, International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, for SDG16 (inclusive societies).

Dr. Jan Hively, Pass It On Network, for SDG 17 (strengthening means of implementation).

3) Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary-General of the International Federation on Ageing has been invited by the United Nations/Department of Economic and Social Affairs to moderate the thematic session “Ensuring that no one is left behind” on 6 July 2021 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT.

4) Dr. Kiran Rabheru, ILC-Canada, will be a panelist in the thematic session organized by the Major Groups and Other Stakeholders on 9 July, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT  – “Vision and priorities of civil society, the private sector and other major groups and stakeholder: realizing the SDGs during the COVID-19 recovery”.

5) See HLPF programme here https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2021#programme
(the programme gets updated periodically, so please check HLPF website indicated above)

6) The SGA ‘s annual “Position Paper”, focusing mainly on ageism, impact of COVID-19 on older persons, right to work and social protection, and access to justice is available here(pdf).

7) The executive summary of the SGA “Position Paper” appears in an official document submitted to the HLPF, along with summaries submitted by 14 other Major Groups and Other Stakeholders, here (pdf).

8) The SGA side event “Covid-19 pandemic:  a stress test of global ageing” will be held on 6 July 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT. 
REGISTRATION required.  View event flyer (pdf)