U.S. Delegation to the 10th Session of the UN Economic and Social Council High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
July 10, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The United States Mission to the United Nations announced the U.S. delegation to the 10th Session of the Economic and Social Council High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, to be held today through July 19, 2023, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield will serve as Head of Delegation and will deliver the remarks on Friday, July 14 at the U.S.-hosted HLPF Side Event, “The Business Case for Action: The Private Sector in the Water Action Agenda.” The Event is co-hosted by the Netherlands, Saint Lucia, Singapore, and Tajikistan.
Ambassador Lisa Carty, Representative of the United States to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and Isobel Coleman, U.S. Agency for International Development’s Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming, will serve as the Alternate Representatives.
Ms. Alaina Beverly, Assistant Vice President for Urban Affairs at University of Chicago will accompany the delegation as a non-government advisor. Ms. Beverly serves as the founding director of Urban America Forward, an interdisciplinary convening of practitioners committed to advancing equity in U.S. cities through place-based policy and practice.
The priority theme of HLPF10 is “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels.”
The HLPF will supports the mid-term review of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the preparations for the 2023 SDG Summit, which will be convened under the auspices of the General Assembly in September. For more information on the Forum, visit: https://hlpf.un.org/2023