Dili 2019 (11-14 November)
The 2019 16+ Forum Annual Showcase will be held in Dili, Timor-Leste from the 11-14 November. This third Annual Showcase will again bring together a diverse group of SDG 16+ practitioners, policy-makers and thought-leaders to learn, exchange and share in SDG 16+ best practices, across stakeholders and contexts.
WFUNA Secretary-General and 16+ Forum Coordinator and Senior Policy Officer Complete Successful Preparatory Visit in Dili, Timor-Leste
FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019
Dili, Timor-Leste – From April 25 to May 3, 2019, WFUNA’s Secretary General, Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, and 16+ Forum Coordinator and Senior Policy Officer, Ms. Margaret Williams, traveled to Dili for a preparatory visit organized by Timor-Leste's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Over the course of their visit, Mr. Golmohammadi and Ms. Williams met with various Ministers and Ministries, civil society and government representatives to discuss the 2019 16+ Forum Annual Showcase.
From October 7 to October 10, 2018, over 180 representatives from 35 countries gathered in Freetown, Sierra Leone, for the second 16+ Forum Annual Showcase ever to be held, and the first in Africa.
Advancing SDG 16+ in 2019: Policy, Practice and Political Will
THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
New York, NY - On March 7th, the 16+ Forum convened the side-event, Advancing SDG 16+ in 2019: Policy, Practice and Political Will, featuring the Permanent Missions of Georgia, Sierra Leone and Timor-Leste. The event brought to the fore key take-aways from the 16+ Forum Annual Showcases against the backdrop of HLPF 2019, the SDG Summit and our collective efforts to advance SDG 16+.
PyeongChang Global Peace Forum Envisions a Peaceful World
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019
PyeongChang, Republic of Korea - The 2019 PyeongChang Global Peace Forum set forth a vision of a peaceful world. Building upon the momentum created by the inaugural forum in 2018 wherein focus centered on promoting peace and creating a sustainable future in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, WFUNA’s Secretary-General, Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, highlighted the nexus between SDG 16 and Peace.
The 41st International Development Forum on Peace Calls for Inclusive Partnerships Towards Sustaining Peace
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018
Seoul, Republic of Korea - The 41st KOICA International Development Forum' titled "A Global, Inclusive Partnership towards Sustaining Peace," was held on 29 November in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Sierra Leone Hosts the 2018 16+ Forum Annual Showcase
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17,2018
Freetown, Sierra Leone - From October 7 to October 10, 2018, over 180 representatives from 35 countries gathered in Freetown, Sierra Leone, for the second 16+ Forum Annual Showcase ever to be held, and the first in Africa.
Stand Up for SDG 16+: Accelerating Progress for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018
New York, NY – The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) opened on 18 September 2018. As the world’s leading political figures gathered in New York City, the 16+ Forum, in partnership with the Global Alliance for Reporting Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, and the Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone mobilized actors from member states, civil society and private sector to Stand Up for SDG 16+.
Stand Up for SDG 16+: Webinar Recap on the Path to HLPF 2019
TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2018
New York, NY – Sustainable Development Goal 16 on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, its interlinkages to the 2030 Agenda, and other frameworks such as Sustaining Peace, highlights SDG 16 as both an enabler and accelerator of all the SDGs.