SDGs: ECA & UNDP support organization of Mauritania VNR validation workshop

Nouakchott, April 30, 2019 - The Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is organizing, with the support of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) the National Consultation, Review and Validation Workshop of the Report of the National Voluntary Review on the SDGs, from 2 to 3 May 2019 in Nouakchott. 

Participants in this event will enrich and validate the Mauritania Voluntary National Report in preparation for its presentation at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in July 2019.   

This event will be organized with the participation of high-level civil servants, elected officials, civil society and private sector representatives, the academic community as well as technical and financial partners, and will evaluate progress and identify areas to be strengthened in order to accelerate SDG implementation and achieve the goals set in accordance with the Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Shared Prosperity (SCAPP).

Event: National Validation Workshop of the National Voluntary Review on the SDGs
Date and time: May 2nd to 3rd, 2019, from 8:30 am 
Location: Azalai Hotel, Nouakchott, Mauritania        

Note to editors     

ECA is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its Office for North Africa aims to support the development of seven countries across the sub region (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia and Sudan) by helping them formulate and implement policies and programs that support their economic and social transformation.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) builds partnerships at all levels of society to help build resilient nations achieve growth that improves the quality of life for all. UNDP is present in some 177 countries and territories and provides a global perspective and local knowledge at the service of peoples and nations.