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Formation of Global Citizens

The International Presentation Association (IPA) has been a presence at High Level Political Fora for a number of year’s now, actively engaged in the valuable discussion and information exchange platforms offered by the various side-shows that run parallel to the main event.

An Invitation

The IPA has been co-organising the following side event on behalf of the JCoR and REDES at the 2022 High Level Political Forum.

Theme:  “Delivering SDG 4.7: Catholic Religious Organizations and the Lifelong Formation of Global Citizens”

On July 12, 2022 (7:30am to 9:00am New York time) 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm GMT.

This event will bring together the voices of faith-based organizations from the Catholic tradition, which have a presence across many global regions, to share good practices and recommendations with respect to the achievement of SDG 4’s Target 7.

The registration link for attending the online event is:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkd-Gsqz4uGtJ1LStE9PMSjbT74vaPoEpT .

Brian O’Toole, our Justice Contact in Ireland-England (Director of the Presentation Sisters Interprovincial Justice Desk for Ireland and England) will share with the attendees the “Challenge to Change (C2C)” Project by highlighting how students explore and learn ways of understanding our common home as a contribution to the achievement of SDG 4.7 (Education for Global Citizenship).

You are welcome to join us in this event and support Brian’s presentation!!

You are also strongly encouraged to share this info, registration link and flyer with your networks.

See Education | Challenge to Change Project

Also About Us – JCoR (jcor2030.org)

And International Presentation Association – Presentation Sisters working for personal and systemic change for People and Earth (globalpres.org)

Facebook Link  Presentation Sisters Justice Desk for Ireland & England | Facebook


About the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), through its outcome on The Future We Want“, established the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2012.

The HLPF is the central United Nations platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level.

The Forum meets annually under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council for eight days, including a three-day ministerial segment and every four years at the level of Heads of State and Government under the auspices of the General Assembly for two days.

The meeting of the HLPF in 2022 will be held from Tuesday, 5 July, to Thursday, 7 July, and from Monday, 11 July, to Friday, 15 July 2022 , under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial segment of the forum from Wednesday, 13 July, to Friday, 15 July 2022. The high-level segment of the Council will conclude with a final day on Monday, 18 July 2022.

The theme for the 2022 HLPF is “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ”.

As the world is struggling to recover from COVID-19 amidst continuing crises, the HLPF will reflect on how recovery policies can reverse the negative impacts of the pandemic on the SDGs and move countries on to a path to realize the vision of the 2030 Agenda.

The HLPF will also review in-depth Sustainable Development Goals 4 on quality education, 5 on gender equality, 14 on life below water, 15 on life on land, and 17 on partnerships for the Goals. It will take into account the different impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across all Sustainable Development Goals and the integrated, indivisible and interlinked nature of the Goals.


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