High Level Political Forum 2021

HLPF took place in New York during 6th to 15th July. The event was hybrid but majority of the participants participated virtually. Ajay K Jha, represented APRCEM in the MGOS Coordination mechanism which facilitated participation of CSOs from all over the world in the HLPF. Ajay also participated in MGOS CM meetings, Advocacy group Meetings, APRCEM meetings and briefings, a number of side events, bilateral meetings with the delegation of the Korea and Fiji, meetings with the UNDESA, Informal Consultations on the Ministerial Declaration and Strengthening ECOSOC; the High Level Segment of the ECOSOC. He also wrote several analysis and reflection on the Ministerial Declaration, which is the major outcome of the HLPF.  The preparations started in the late May itself with APRCEM Meetings, Coordination Mechanism and Advocacy Group Meetings almost everyday with start of the HLPF. Preparatory Meetings for the HLPF were held on 4th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 18th, 22nd, 25th June, and 1st and 2nd July. From 3rd July onwards HLPF Prep Meetings and APRCEM strategic meetings were held every day besides the HLPF meetings.