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جائزة الأميرة سبيكة بنت إبراهيم آل خليفة العالمية لتمكين المرأة Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Alkhalifa Global Award for Women Empoerment
High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) ​​​​​
As part of is commitment towards the Sustainable Development Goals Bahrain is actively participating in the meeting of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in 2018 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018. The meeting will also including a three-day ministerial meeting from Monday, 16 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018. Bahrain will participate in this key event with Ministerial representation and will be presenting its 2018 Voluntary National Review in addition to organizing Side Event “Adequate, Safe and Affordable Housing as a Pillar for Sustainable Development”.


The theme of the HLPF will be "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following:

·         Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

·         Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

·         Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

·         Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

·         Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

·         Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.​



Read more about the HLPF 2018              Read more about Bahrain’s VNR  reporting 2018​