The Eight session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) will be developed under the theme “Building forward better: A green, inclusive and resilient Africa poised to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063”. The Forum is convened by the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (ECA) and the Host Government in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and other entities of the United Nations System. It will take place from the 3rd to the 5th of March in Kigali (Rwanda) in hybrid mode.
Ahead of the ARFSD, the Regional Workshop on Voluntary National Reviews and Voluntary Local Reviews will be held. This is organized by the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (ECA) with the support of the African Union, UN-Habitat, UNDESA, UCLG Africa and the Office of the Special Advisor on Africa (OSAA). The workshop will take place from the 1st to 2nd of March.
The two days of the workshop seek to assess how to strengthen the integration and reporting on the 2030 Agendas and Agenda 2063 at national and subnational levels. The discussion is intended to feed the regional forum.
Other information on the Preparatory Workshop and Forum, including the concept note, forum agenda, and background reports are available on the event website.
You can register for the event as a virtual participant, through the Indigo platform here.
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