Press Release

The Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the SDGs

May 13, 2022

  1. The Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, co-organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat, will be held on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 July 2022. The conference will be hosted by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan, and held in a hybrid format, including online and at the United Nations University in Tokyo.
  2. The conference is planned to hold discussions based on the advanced efforts of countries and relevant stakeholders to build a basis for synergistic action in support of the achievement of the various goals of the SDGs, and to raise ambition to achieve the Paris Agreement's goals and promote their implementation. Details of the meeting and registration will be announced at a later date.

 Summary

1. Objectives

Building on the adoption of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement in 2015, the UNDESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs) and the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Secretariat have convened a meeting on the synergies between the SDGs and the Paris Agreement to promote the implementation of climate action and the SDGs at global, regional, and national levels in Copenhagen in April 2019. A second meeting was held online due to COVID-19 between May and June 2020. The third meeting will now be hosted by MOE Japan, and held in a hybrid format, including online and at the United Nations University in Tokyo. Please see below for details.

2. Outline

Official Name: The Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

  • Period: 20 July (Wednesday) to 21 July (Thursday), 2022
  • Venue: United Nations University International Conference Center (Tokyo), Online
  • Organizers: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat
  • Host: Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • Collaboration: United Nations University (UNU), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

3. Registration

Please apply through the United Nations website. More details will be announced as soon as the registration site opens.

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