Minister Raül Romeva spoke in New York on the Catalan Government’s commitment to implementing the 2030 Agenda in Catalonia.
He explained the proposals the Government is working on, which already has a base document for a National Plan for the 2030 Agenda which contains more than 750 executive commitments to sustainable development.
Among the participants were the president of the European Economic and Social Committee at the Sustainable Development Observatory, representatives of European and American institutions and organizations, and representatives of the UN Development Programme.
The director general for Multilateral and European Affairs, Isidre Sala, and the director of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development (CADS), Arnau Queralt, took part in debates and presentations throughout the week as part of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development organized by the United Nations.
Minister Romeva also met with the president and CEO of the International Crisis Group, Jean Marie Guéhenno, reaching a collaboration agreement between the Catalan Government and organizations on to hold its annual summit in Barcelona in 2018, the core theme of which will be migrations and conflicts in the Mediterranean.