United Nations International Conference on Sustainable Development


Theme: Impact of the global financial and economic crisis on sustainable development & climate change

26th - 29th September, 2017 - London, UK

Queen Elizabeth II Centre


On behalf of the organizing and scientific working committee, I am pleased to inform you that the United Nations General Assembly at its Coordination and management on 25 September, 2015 formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 associated targets.


In accordance with this adoption, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs officially invites you to take part in the (4) four-day World Summit of Economists, Educationists, Administrators, Manufacturers, Researchers, Activist & Non-Governmental Organizations, Religious Leaders, Community Organizations, individuals from the Public and Private Sector from 26th - 29th September, 2017 in London, (United Kingdom) to establish an inclusive and transparent intergovernmental process on SDGs that is open to all stakeholders with a view to developing global sustainable development goals. Aimed at reconciling the economic and environmental goals of the global community, and initiate a needed dialogue on the transformation of the international financial architecture, taking into account different national realities, capacities and levels of development and respecting national policies and priorities.


The decision to hold the conference was made by UN General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). It was intended to be a high-level summit, including heads of state and government or other representatives and resulting in a focused political document designed to shape global environmental policy.


Registration is free and strictly for invited individuals and organizations only. As an invitee, you have received a registration code UNCSD/89090/2017 with the invitation letter, which grants you access to the registration form. The United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development will sponsor free travel costs and all-round flight ticket for all participant. Invited participants will only be responsible for their hotel accommodation and feeding cost at the London Queen's Gate Hotel. The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (the QEIICC) London, United Kingdom is the venue of this summit while the London Queen's Gate Hotel has been officially designated to accommodate all participant for this forum.


For further details about registration form, visa, flight ticket and other details, write an acceptance letter to be part of this event and send directly to the UNCSD Secretariat via e-mail: SECRETARIAT@ICSD-UN.ORG.  Feel free to share this information with colleagues, institutes or organizations.  For more information call: +44(0)745-20-89187.


Paul Simon

Communications and Public Relations,

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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