United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Capacity Building Workshop and Expert Group Meeting on Mainstreaming Sustainable Development into National Development Strategies

Double Tree Hotel 569 Lexington Avenue (between 50th and 51st Streets) New York

Background

The overall goal of the Workshop and EGM are to enhance the capacity of key stakeholders, including Government officials and civil society, to effectively integrate sustainable development into national development planning and implementation. Towards this end, the Workshop and EGMwill assess progress made, identify existing obstacles and challenges, and exchange experiences and share good practices amongst participants on ways for overcoming
these.