Sustainable development goals


First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement

1-3 April 2019
UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the UNFCCC will convene the first global multi-stakeholder conference on synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change that will serve as an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 13 (climate action) ahead of in-depth review of SDG 13 by the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2019.

The Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference aims to promote action around the SDGs and climate change, and deliver a set of concrete recommendations for strengthening the interlinkages between the SDGs and climate action. Concept note of the event available here.

On 2 April, UNSCN will host the side-event Sustainable diets for healthy people and healthy planet see flyer. The event will provide a platform for several actors to share ideas, experiences and challenges in promoting healthy and sustainable diets as a means of contributing to the alignment of the climate and 2030 Agenda’s - specifically SDG 2 and SDG 13 - and of stimulating action from stakeholders at the global, regional and country levels to maximize synergies.

This EGM is part of a series of preparatory meetings for the SDGs under review.

Recommendations on food system, nutrition and climate change prepared by UNSCN