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United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

United Nations 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum - Global Online Stakeholder Consultation (now closed)


summary report

*the consultation is now closed. UNDESA has prepared a summary of the global online stakeholder consultation. Please find it here. 



The 2023 Partnership Forum of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be held on 31 January 2023, back-to-back with the Council’s Coordination Segment, under the main theme of the 2023 ECOSOC and the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels.”     

The 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum will be focused on the exchange of new ideas, expectations and priorities for the work ahead for ECOSOC and the HLPF on the theme. The 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum will also showcase and discuss how forward-looking actions and innovative partnerships forged by countries and all relevant stakeholders can mobilize commitments and actions to advance the 2030 Agenda and address new challenges.  

In accordance with A/RES/75/290A, the ECOSOC Partnership Forum will engage countries, the United Nations system, including international financial institutions, as well as international organizations, parliamentarians, local governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, civil society, scientists, academia, women, youth and other stakeholders. 

To prepare for the Partnership Forum, a global online stakeholder consultation has been set up to solicit relevant written views, experiences and proposals from all stakeholders and make them widely available in advance of the event. The outcomes of the consultation will also serve to inform the preparations for the 2023 SDG Summit, to be held in September next year. 

Summary Report

The online consultation is now closed. Please read the Summary Report here. 

All public responses can be found here:

More information

For more information on the 2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum, please visit the website here.