2018 UN HLPF: Advocacy Briefing: NCDs, Health and Environment

2018 UN HLPF: Advocacy Briefing: NCDs, Health and Environment
Published 12th July 2018
Author NCD Alliance
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At the 2018 High-Level Political Forum Member States will discuss a sub-set of Sustainable Development Goals under the theme ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,’ reviewing in depth SDG 6 on clean water and sanitation; SDG 7 on affordable and clean energy; SDG 11 on sustainable cities and communities; SDG 12 on responsible consumption and production; SDG 15 on responsible consumption and production, and SDG 17 on partnerships for the goals. This briefing document provides guidance to national and regional advocates regarding the 2018 UN HLPF and outlines opportunities for engagement by explaining why the HLPF matters to the global health community, detailing key messages, the relevance of NCDs to the SDGs under review, and provides useful links for further information.