The annual RCP meeting chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General discussed a number of strategic issues related to UN collaboration and joint action in Europe and Central Asia: 

  • Status of SDG progress and the impact of the pandemic on sustainable development in the region 
  • Transitioning from the socioeconomic response to longer-term recovery efforts under the SDGs 
  • Strategic priorities of the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development and regional contributions to global processes, such as the Food Systems Summit and COP 26 
  • Collective UN system-wide results achieved at the regional level in 2020 
  • RCP strategic priorities for 2021 in Europe and Central Asia, including the review and repositioning of the regional Issue-based Coalitions in response to the reform of the UN Development System