For the 2021 HLPF:

1)  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).

 2) Representatives of SGA members will also be nominated to participate in the thematic sessions to be held during the HLPF from 6-12 July 2021.  See programme here: Draft programme for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and the High-level Segment and the Integration Segment of ECOSOC 2021 (10 May 2021)

3) The SGA will be submitting its “Position Paper”, focusing mainly on ageism, impact of COVID-19 on older persons, right to work and social protection, and access to justice.

4) The SGA will be organizing a side event during the HLPF.