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Expert Group Meeting on Progress in Achieving SDG 2 in Preparation for the HLPF

12 to 16 June 2017

United Nations Headquarters, New York

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), organized an expert group meeting (EGM) on progress in achieving SDG 2, from 12 to 13 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York.

The EGM was convened in preparation for the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which will take place from 10 to 19 July 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York under the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”.

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