2023 HLPF: 10-19 July

Website:  https://hlpf.un.org/2023   

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The following achievements of the Stakeholder Group on Ageing at the 2023 HLPF are:

a.  Participation of Ina Voelker (BAGSO, Germany)  in the HLPF preparatory Expert Group Meeting in February to discuss SDG 11 (sustainable cities).

 b.  Participation of Michelle Arnot (Gray Panthers, USA) to speak at opening session of the HLPF on 10 July.

 c.  Participation of Elie Mugabowishema (Nsindagiza Organization, Rwanda) to speak in the MGOS Official Session on 14 July. 
      He also was able to attend the presentation by Rwanda of its voluntary national review that day, and met with Rwanda government officials.

d.  Annual Position paper (coordinated by Cynthia Stuen, NGO Committee on Ageing-NY)) the summary of which appears in an official document for the HLPF:
     Long version is here

e. Annual side event was organized by Gray Panthers on "Age-Friendly cities and SDG 11- a template for everyone", on 13 July. 
     Video can be accessed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHJD1AR6DVs 

Information on the above can be found in the HLPF website: https://hlpf.un.org/2023

For information on the SDG Summit, to be held 18-19 September 2023, go to: https://www.un.org/en/conferences/SDGSummit2023

UPCOMING ELECTIONS FOR SGA officers - immediately after the 2023 HLPF
Member organizations are requested to consider taking on the role of Focal Points (2); representatives to the United Nations (New York, Geneva); representatives at the regional levels (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean). 
Member Organizations will be elected to assume the positions – they will appoint their respective representatives to undertake the responsibilities.