The Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala, Deputy Speaker of Parliament attended the World Parliamentary Forum on Sustainable Development - Achieving the 2030 Agenda through inclusive Development that was held in Indonesia from 6th to 7th of September 2017. This was organized by the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia.
The Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala addressed the gathering on three interlinked issues.
1. LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND : PROMOTING INCLUSIVE AND EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT
2. ENDING VIOLENCE, SUSTAINING PEACE
3. SDG CLIMATE ACTION
These issues were the main plenary themes of the two day forum. Partner sessions were held on the second day of the forum.