The delegation of Iraq headed by His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning Dr. Khaled Battal Al-Najm participates in the ministerial meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development HLPF2022 organized by the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations.

The delegation of Iraq, headed by His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning Dr. Khaled Battal Al-Najm, participated in the ministerial meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF2022), organized by the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations.

The 2022 High Level Political Forum will be held under the theme “Building back better from COVID-19 while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”

In his speech, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, stressed that the world faces important and difficult choices to achieve the sustainable development goals, by 2030, calling for work together with ambition, determination and solidarity, to save these goals before it is too late.

  • Four steps forward
  • Recovery from the pandemic in all countries
  • The need to address the food, energy and financing crisis
  • The need to invest in people
  • We cannot delay ambitious climate action

During the ministerial meetings, Iraq will present its national vision, experience, and pathways for dealing with a number of pivotal issues within the framework of achieving sustainable development goals, foremost of which are economic development, the role of youth, investment financing, migration, water and energy

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