Readings:

Background papers:

FAQ on the High Level Political Forum.

Strandenaes, J. G. (2011). Sustainable development governance towards Rio+ 20: framing the debateSDG 2012.

Strandenaes, J. G. (2014). Participatory Democracy—HLPF Laying the Basis for Sustainable Development Governance in the 21st CenturyReport for UN-DESA. Available at: http://sustainabledevelopment. un. org/index. php. [Read Executive Summary only]

Beisheim, M. (2014). The future HLPF review: criteria and ideas for its institutional designBerlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Working Paper FG 8).

Adams, B., & Pingeot, L. (2013). Strengthening Public Participation at the United Nations for Sustainable Development: Dialogue, Debate, Dissent, Deliberation. New York: UN DESA DSD.

Further reading:

Annan, K. A. (2005). In larger freedom: towards development, security and human rights for all.