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Tuesday, December 3 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Session 3: Human rights and SDG implementation at the national level

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The session will focus on concrete human rights policies, practices, mechanisms and commitments at the country level, including sub-national and city levels that contribute to accelerating SDG delivery and implementation, and the role played by a United Nations under reform. It will also explore the importance of partners and partnerships on the ground concerning the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

  • Share individual country best practices to promote empowerment, inclusion, and equality in the implementation of the SDGs.
  • Illustrate the role and relationship of national human rights mechanisms in supporting the achievement of SDG goals, targets and indicators.
  • Demonstrate measures taken to promote synergies between SDG implementation and the implementation of international human rights obligations and commitments.
  • Illustrate the importance of ensuring adequate space for civil society, business representatives, youth and other non-governmental stakeholders.
  • Identify and demonstrate good practices in promoting meaningful participation in the application of human rights principles to the delivery of the SDGs.
  • Introduce specific approaches supporting the integration of human rights standards and human rights mechanisms’ recommendations in SDG-related planning and policy implementation at the country level.

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Maria Victoria González-Román

Ambassador for the 2030 Agenda, Government of Spain
Maria Victoria González-Román is the Ambassador for the 2030 Agenda for the Government of Spain. She was previously Ambassador of the Permanent Representation of Spain to the OSCE 2015-2019 and Chair of the OSCE Security Committee in 2018-19. In addition, she served as Minister-Counsellor... Read More →
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Roberto Morales Sáenz

Analyst of Development in the Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy, Government of Costa Rica
Roberto Morales Sáenz is the Analyst of Development in the Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy of Costa Rica, coordinating the planning system of the Public Security and Tourism sectors. Mr. Morales has a Master's Degree in Administration and Public Management and is a graduate... Read More →
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Eva Grambye

Deputy Executive Director, Danish Institute for Human Rights
Eva Grambye is Deputy Executive Director at the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), heading the International Division. The Institute is Denmark’s independent national human rights institution established by law. The International Division works directly with states, international... Read More →

Tuesday December 3, 2019 3:00pm - 5:30pm CET
Room XX, Palais des Nations