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    Sept. 23

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    Sept. 24

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    Sept. 25

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    Sept. 26

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    Sept. 27

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    Sept. 28

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    Sept. 29

  • 7:00am - 5:00pm
    The Global People's Summit leverages innovative technology to create the first-ever fully online summit that connects the world to the United Nations General Assembly to discuss solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Organized by The Humanity Lab Foundation and the United Nations Office of Partnerships, the Global People’s Summit creates space for accessible conversations, innovative partnerships and inspiration to catalyze action for the Sustainable Development Goals, all around the world. We give all people a seat at the table to create the future we want.
    Where
    Around the world, 100% online
    When
    September 22, 2018
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  • 09:00am - 5:00pm
    WISE@NY is an interactive forum, convening influential local and international thought leaders, decision makers and practitioners from diverse sectors to reimagine learning environments for empowerment and inclusion. Through a mix of formats and innovative sessions, delegates will explore best practices in education and the way forward.
    Where
    The Altman Building - 135 W 18th St, New York
    When
    September 22, 2018
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  • 06:00pm - 09:00pm
    The Spirit of a Movement: an evening celebrating leaders of the past who have changed the world and leaders of today who are leading the way.
    Where
    The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10027
    When
    September 22, 2018
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  • 07:00pm - 10:00pm
    Impact Hub New York City will be hosting the gathering in partnership with Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur, and the UN Foundation’s +SocialGood. There are more than 100 Impact Hubs around the world, representing more than 17,000 members - united by their mission to advance the SDGs through the power of entrepreneurship, innovation and collaboration. Together with +SocialGood, TEDx, Global People’s Summit and Global Shapers networks, the collective communities represent >1,000,000 individuals activating local communities of action around the world!
    Where
    Impact Hub New York City, 394 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York City, NY 10013
    When
    September 22, 2018
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  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Held annually during the United Nations General Assembly week, the Summit unites a lively community of global citizens and progressive thought leaders around a common theme: #2030NOW. A dynamic exploration of the world we want to live in by 2030, the Social Good Summit will focus on how we can unlock technology’s potential to make the world a better place.
    Where
    92nd Street Y, NY
    When
    September 23, 2018
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  • 05:00pm - 08:00pm
    Let's kick-off the week of the UN General Assembly with a coalition of champions who are advancing the SDGs, celebrating the progress that has been made and inspiring more action by commemorating world-changing initiatives.
    Where
    The Century Association, 7 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
    When
    September 23, 2018
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  • 06:00pm - 09:00pm
    An event uniting artists, advocates, experts, and activists to examine criminal justice and bail reform, focusing on the cost of incarceration in America.
    Where
    The Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th St, New York, New York 10027
    When
    September 23, 2018
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  • Ongoing campaign
    The World’s Largest Lesson’s mission is to introduce children and young people across the world to the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals through the power of education.
    Where
    Worldwide
    When
    From September 24th onward, schools all over the world will be taking part, in an effort to teach The Global Goals to children and young people everywhere.
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  • 07:30am - 07:30pm
    In this first annual Climate and ESG Asset Owner Summit event, CFA Society New York (CFANY) is dedicating a full day to the rise and status of sustainable investing among asset owners, by featuring addresses and panel discussions led and informed by asset owner representatives covering five continents. These will focus on ESG trends and developments across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, and offer regional perspectives, unique challenges and opportunities, and their outlooks.
    Where
    CFA Society New York
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 08:00am - 01:00pm
    The Climate Week NYC 2018 Opening Ceremony will be the moment where we recognize what has been achieved over the last ten years and showcase how we can drive vital climate action commitments to 2020 and beyond.
    Where
    The Times Center, 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 09:00am - 08:00pm
    Taking place on September 24-25, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt New York, the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit is set to be the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly. Bringing together decision-makers and opinion-formers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, as well as the next generation of partnership-builders, the Annual Summit will advance critical global discussions and transform conversations into action. As our signature gathering, the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit will provide a powerful forum to catalyze action through shared value approaches and social impact objectives.
    Where
    Grand Hyatt, New York, 109 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
    When
    September 24 - 25, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 10:00pm
    The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 will bring an international community of leaders from business, investor groups, Government and civil society together at the United Nations for a collection of high-level engagement and networking opportunities designed to take stock of business progress towards the Global Goals, celebrate shared achievements and discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead on our journey towards a more peaceful, just and prosperous world.
    Where
    UN Headquarters, New York, NY, United States of America
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 09:30am - 06:00pm
    The World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit aims to provide a truly global platform for bringing the best minds together to solve the world’s most pressing and complex problems.
    Where
    350 Madison Ave, New York
    When
    September 24 - 25, 2018
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  • 10:00am - 05:00pm
    The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Thematic Schedule for the Zone: Tuesday: Youth; Wednesday: Health and African Business, Thursday: Climate Change and Friday: Education and Gender
    Where
    405 East 42nd Street, New York
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018
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  • 12:00pm - 02:00pm
    An event to launch the new United Nations Youth Strategy, called Youth 2030, developed with the aim to facilitate increased global, regional and country level action to address the needs, build agency and advance the rights of all young people. This event will also see the launch of Generation Unlimited, a new UN initiative to empower young people through education, employment and girls’ empowerment.
    Where
    United Nations Headquarters, Trusteeship Council
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    This strategic meeting alongside the UNGA will discuss opportunities and challenges arising at the intersection of renewables and extractives, agriculture, and land use, as relate to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This includes questions of how the extractive industries and agricultural projects are affected by, and can contribute to, the deployment of renewable energy in line with the SDGs, as well as how those deploying renewable energy technologies can be sensitive to their impacts on sustainable development and human rights.
    Where
    TBD
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 05:30pm - 07:00pm
    Please join us for a unique family concert to celebrate the album release of Legion of Peace (songs inspired by Nobel laureates). Featuring catchy and inspiring tunes that tell the stories of eight diverse Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, Legion of Peace is written and sung by GRAMMY®-nominated children's music artist Lori Henriques with honored guest, Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus.
    Where
    Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 06:00pm - 09:00pm
    70% of carbon emission comes from cities in four main areas: Waste, Energy, Mobility and Buildings. How can citizen, Social Entrepreneurs, large corporations and policy makers collaborate to build solutions in those 4 areas and fight climate change?
    Where
    10 Hudson Yards, 51st Floor New York, NY 10001
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 06:30pm - 08:15pm
    Aligning country visions and donor commitments to deliver SDG 2 and grow enough food to feed the world.
    Where
    Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters, New York, NY
    When
    September 24, 2018
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  • 09:00am  - 06:00pm
    WFP is presenting a dynamic multi-media exhibit to demonstrate ways aid agencies are leading in tech innovations to reach those furthest behind. The exhibit will feature three-dimensional examples of work with digital cash, mobile surveys, blockchain, biometrics, drones, satellite imagery and hydroponics. Presentations will be a mix of Virtual Reality (with special headsets), Augmented Reality (on tablets), data visualizations, and more. If you can’t join us, you can learn more at https://innovation.wfp.org or www.wfp.org. *The exhibit is open to those with a UN grounds pass*
    Where
    UN headquarters, Visitors' lobby, East 46th St. Entrance
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018

  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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  • 08:00am - 07:00pm
    For the first time ever, Climate Week NYC is going to include an exclusive, all day Hub for business, policy and government leaders. The Hub is designed for decision makers focused on positioning their organisations at the forefront of the clean energy transition. A series of events curated by The Climate Group showcasing how businesses are ‘stepping up’ to realize the Paris Agreement.
    Where
    237 Park Avenue New York, NY
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 09:00am - 04:00pm
    Movement Makers Summit convenes the best minds in movement building to equip change-makers with tools to build movements that can achieve the Global Goals by 2030.
    Where
    TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York, New York 10036
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 09:00am - 08:00pm
    Taking place on September 24-25, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt New York, the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit is set to be the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly. Bringing together decision-makers and opinion-formers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, as well as the next generation of partnership-builders, the Annual Summit will advance critical global discussions and transform conversations into action. As our signature gathering, the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit will provide a powerful forum to catalyze action through shared value approaches and social impact objectives.
    Where
    Grand Hyatt, New York, 109 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
    When
    September 24 - 25, 2018
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  • 09:30am - 01:00pm
    Convened alongside the UN General Assembly, this integrative panel discussion will focus on creating tangible interventions that will lead to transformative change for both people and the planet. With leaders from both public and private sectors, two curated panels will examine all aspects of U.N. Sustainable Development Goal #2-Zero Hunger, driving provocative conversations that identify healthy, affordable, and sustainable solutions at the nexus of hunger, climate, and food security. We welcome you to join us as we stretch the very fabric of SDG2.
    Where
    Kellogg's KNYC Cafe 31 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10010, United States
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Women's five-a-side football World Cup & Girls Lounge for the UN Global Goals.
    Where
    10 Hudson Yards, 48th floor, New York NY,10001
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 2:00pm - 6:30pm
    We live in contentious times. Yet behind the dismaying headlines and social-media-fueled quarrels, people around the world -- millions of them, in fact -- are unrelentingly working on small and big problems, dreaming up new ways to expand the possible, building a better world. “We the Future” will share some of these stories. Visionary talks and bold analysis will mix with impact-oriented projects, cautionary tales, and strategies for building bridges and dialogue. The program will explore some of our world's most difficult collective challenges -- and the most exciting solutions emerging from every corner of the globe, that are making strides towards achieving the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the UN in 2015. We'll mix in amazing live music and significant opportunities to meet and network. Presented by TED in collaboration with Skoll Foundation and UN Foundation. This is an invitation-only event.
    Where
    TED Theater, Soho
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 05:30pm - 07:30pm
    Achieving the SDGs requires an estimated additional investment and the pace of progress observed in previous years is insufficient to fully meet the SDGs by 2030. On the other hand, investing for SDGs is an agent of change and economic opportunity.
    Where
    United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 11, New York, 10017
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 09:30am - 06:00pm
    The World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit aims to provide a truly global platform for bringing the best minds together to solve the world’s most pressing and complex problems.
    Where
    350 Madison Ave, New York
    When
    September 24 - 25, 2018
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  • 10:00am - 05:00pm
    The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Thematic Schedule for the Zone: Tuesday: Youth; Wednesday: Health and African Business, Thursday: Climate Change and Friday: Education and Gender
    Where
    405 East 42nd Street, New York
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018
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  • 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    The Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards ceremony takes place on the evening of the September 25th, followed by the daytime Goalkeepers event on September 26th. The Awards night will be in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and UNICEF and will celebrate outstanding youth-focussed work around the world that is directly linked to one of the 17 Global Goals. There will be three Award categories: The Progress Award, Changemaker Award and Campaign Award.
    Where
    Jazz@Lincoln Center
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 06:30pm - 08:30pm
    In honor of the UN General Assembly, in collaboration with the UN IFAD, The SDG 2 Advocacy Hub Presents a “Kitchen Connection x NYU Nutrition Without Borders” Cooking Challenge at New York University with surprise Award-Winning Chefs. Join the discussion with chefs and UN officials around Zero Hunger, and be part of our challenge: enjoy wine and cheese as you watch three teams battle to recreate the best recipe— who will win? 
    Where
    New York University, 726 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, New York 10003
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 06:30pm - 08:00pm
    On May 24, 2018, the Security Council unanimously endorsed Resolution 2417, which has paved the way for addressing conflict-induced hunger. In line with the Secretary-General’s call for scaled up and coherent efforts to sustain peace, a comprehensive response is needed to respond to situations of severe food insecurity, addressing both immediate needs and tackling the root causes of severe food insecurity. Co-hosted by the Netherlands, the United States, the European Union, Sweden, and the Rome-based UN food agencies: The Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, this side event aims to examine ways in which Resolution 2417 can be operationalized and partnerships to achieve peace can be strengthened.
    Where
    Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • All Day Event
    Each year on the 25 September anniversary of the adoption of the Global Goals, we challenge organizations and individuals around the world to come together to take actions to raise awareness, accountability and impact for the SDGs and to inspire more and more people to #Act4SDGs in their work, homes and civic lives. Tens of thousands of people take part in this mass mobilization through hundreds of SDG events on the same day in every corner of the globe.
    Where
    In cities, towns and villages everywhere
    When
    September 25, 2018
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  • 09:00am  - 06:00pm
    WFP is presenting a dynamic multi-media exhibit to demonstrate ways aid agencies are leading in tech innovations to reach those furthest behind. The exhibit will feature three-dimensional examples of work with digital cash, mobile surveys, blockchain, biometrics, drones, satellite imagery and hydroponics. Presentations will be a mix of Virtual Reality (with special headsets), Augmented Reality (on tablets), data visualizations, and more. If you can’t join us, you can learn more at https://innovation.wfp.org or www.wfp.org. *The exhibit is open to those with a UN grounds pass*
    Where
    UN headquarters, Visitors' lobby, East 46th St. Entrance
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018

  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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  • 07:30am - 04:30pm
    The second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum will convene global CEOs and heads of state and government to discuss the importance of free trade and globalization, and ways to harness technological advancements to ensure shared prosperity.
    Where
    The Plaza Hotel, 768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 4:30pm
    The second annual Goalkeepers will take place the 26th of September in New York City, proceeded by an awards ceremony on the evening of September 25th. Leaders from across the world are brought together to reflect on progress, focus on solutions, share knowledge and experience and to forge new partnerships for action. Goalkeepers has a particular focus on fostering the next generation– young leaders who can act, communicate and keep leaders accountable to deliver the Global Goals.
    Where
    Jazz@Lincoln Center
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
    On the morning of September 26, 2018, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), under the guidance of Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on the SDGs, and Laurent Fabius, President of the Constitutional Council of the French Republic, will host a conference to discuss the Global Pact for the Environment. The Global Pact for the Environment aims to unify international environmental governance and codify a human right to the environment in international law. More information and registration via the link above.
    Where
    Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive, New York NY 10027
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) provides a forum for academia, government, civil society, UN agencies, and the private sector to come together to share practical solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event features keynote addresses from heads of state and leaders on sustainable development, as well as 300+ academic presentations.
    Where
    Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway (at 115th Street), NY
    When
    September 26 and 27, 2018
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  • 04:00pm - 05:30pm
    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will not only take breakthrough innovations and smart solutions, it also requires supportive ecosystems for real impact to reach scale. This timely discussion will bring together leaders from business, government, international organizations, and civil society, as well as selected high-impact entrepreneurs supported through the Accelerate2030 program, to delve into strategies for unlocking the power of entrepreneurship and stimulating economic growth for the SDGs through innovation taken to scale.
    Where
    United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room B
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 06:30pm - 09:30pm
    Our event will be a in depth discussion between 4 panelists on the use cases and methodological processes towards fulfilling the SDGs using blockchain technology.
    Where
    Galvanize, 303 Spring St. New York, New York
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 07:00pm - 09:00pm
    Waynak (Where are you?) is the first short documentary that lets you discover and collaborate with social entrepreneurs in the Near East and Europe, currently developing short, middle and long term solutions to impact the Refugees ‘Crisis’. The documentary was selected at the Doc Corner of Cannes Festival in 2017. Makesense in partnership with Sing for Hope invites you to an exclusive and intimate screening of WAYNAK during the Global Goals Week in New York. The screening will be followed by a discussion with peace Nobel Laureate Professor Yunus.
    Where
    Made in NY Media Center by IFP, 30 John Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 10:00am - 05:00pm
    The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Thematic Schedule for the Zone: Tuesday: Youth; Wednesday: Health and African Business, Thursday: Climate Change and Friday: Education and Gender
    Where
    405 East 42nd Street, New York
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018
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  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    The artists who bring you Concert for a Sustainable Planet hope to raise awareness of the SDGs by fostering a dialogue and inspiring the audience to action. This concert will inspire hope, dedication, and commitment among groups of people worldwide to build a better planet together and foster positive change in society. The concert will build active connections between the performers on stage and the audience.
    Where
    Zankel Hall, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
    When
    September 26, 2018
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  • 09:00am  - 06:00pm
    WFP is presenting a dynamic multi-media exhibit to demonstrate ways aid agencies are leading in tech innovations to reach those furthest behind. The exhibit will feature three-dimensional examples of work with digital cash, mobile surveys, blockchain, biometrics, drones, satellite imagery and hydroponics. Presentations will be a mix of Virtual Reality (with special headsets), Augmented Reality (on tablets), data visualizations, and more. If you can’t join us, you can learn more at https://innovation.wfp.org or www.wfp.org. *The exhibit is open to those with a UN grounds pass*
    Where
    UN headquarters, Visitors' lobby, East 46th St. Entrance
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018

  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
    This year’s Conference, taking place alongside the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, will build on a multi-year effort to identify guiding principles and practical approaches for aligning international investment treaties with the SDGs. At the Conference, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will also honor the winner of its Treaty Lab contest to redesign international investment agreements to encourage foreign investment in climate mitigation and adaptation.
    Where
    Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive, New York NY 10027
    When
    September 27 and 28, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) provides a forum for academia, government, civil society, UN agencies, and the private sector to come together to share practical solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event features keynote addresses from heads of state and leaders on sustainable development, as well as 300+ academic presentations.
    Where
    Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway (at 115th Street), NY
    When
    September 26 and 27, 2018
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  • 05:15pm - 07:15pm
    This event, hosted by ODI, International Rescue Committee and Richard Curtis, UN SDG Advocate, launches new analysis that highlights the need for urgent, accelerated action on the 2030 Agenda's promise to leave no one behind. Focusing on the challenges facing displaced people and people living in conflict-affected areas, the report makes concrete recommendations about how to ensure people caught in crisis are not left behind as the Sustainable Development Goals progress. The reception, which brings together civil society, governments and the private sector, will also screen the premiere of a new short film by award-winning filmmaker Richard Curtis, exploring the theme of leaving no one behind. Please note: registration is required to attend this event
    Where
    International Peace Institute, 777 United Nations Plaza
    When
    September 27, 2018

  • 10:00am - 05:00pm
    The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Thematic Schedule for the Zone: Tuesday: Youth; Wednesday: Health and African Business, Thursday: Climate Change and Friday: Education and Gender
    Where
    405 East 42nd Street, New York
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018
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  • 01:00pm - 03:30pm
    This dynamic and interactive event will bring together thought leaders, advocates, and policymakers to take a fresh look at how we're doing on the SDGs as we look toward 2019, when world leaders will review progress, and 2020 when we will be a third of the way through the SDGs timeline.
    Where
    Millennium Hotel, One UN Plaza
    When
    September 27, 2018

  • 05:30pm - 08:00pm
    Join us for an inspiring and interactive reception and discussion featuring some of the world’s top innovators and entrepreneurs tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, and learn about the opportunities and challenges of driving impact at scale.
    Where
    Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
    When
    September 27, 2018
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  • 09:00am  - 06:00pm
    WFP is presenting a dynamic multi-media exhibit to demonstrate ways aid agencies are leading in tech innovations to reach those furthest behind. The exhibit will feature three-dimensional examples of work with digital cash, mobile surveys, blockchain, biometrics, drones, satellite imagery and hydroponics. Presentations will be a mix of Virtual Reality (with special headsets), Augmented Reality (on tablets), data visualizations, and more. If you can’t join us, you can learn more at https://innovation.wfp.org or www.wfp.org. *The exhibit is open to those with a UN grounds pass*
    Where
    UN headquarters, Visitors' lobby, East 46th St. Entrance
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018

  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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  • 8:30am - 5:30pm
    This year’s Conference, taking place alongside the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, will build on a multi-year effort to identify guiding principles and practical approaches for aligning international investment treaties with the SDGs. At the Conference, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce will also honor the winner of its Treaty Lab contest to redesign international investment agreements to encourage foreign investment in climate mitigation and adaptation.
    Where
    Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive, New York NY 10027
    When
    September 27 and 28, 2018
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  • 09:00am - 02:00pm
    Technological Disruption in the World of Inclusive Business, organized in partnership with the Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN), will showcase practical applications of digital innovative technologies by inclusive business and set out supporting strategies to leverage their use to improve lives at the Base of the Economic Pyramid (BoP). The focus will be on impactful technology solutions with the ability to yield long-term benefits and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The forum will also look at how businesses can use digital technologies to manage long-term risks and find opportunities to grow and develop their business while generating the social and environmental benefits that their customers, investors and the global community value. Business leaders will share their perspectives on how to leverage these disruptive technologies to promote sustainable development and help leave no one behind.
    Where
    The Japan Society, 333 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017, USA
    When
    September 28, 2018
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  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Bringing together different stakeholders, from Governments to civil society organizations, research, science and the private sector, the BCFN Forum will held a series of interactive panels throughout the day to support the sharing of experiences and good practices, from a global to a local perspective.
    Where
    The Diana Center, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway (at 119th), New York, USA
    When
    September 28, 2018
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  • 10:00am - 05:00pm
    The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals. Thematic Schedule for the Zone: Tuesday: Youth; Wednesday: Health and African Business, Thursday: Climate Change and Friday: Education and Gender
    Where
    405 East 42nd Street, New York
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018
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  • 12:30pm - 06:00pm
    P&G, #SeeHer, and Global Citizen are joining together with the brightest minds in policy, entertainment, and the private sector to share perspectives on gender equality.
    Where
    Playstation Theater, 1515 Broadway, New York, New York 10036
    When
    September 28, 2018
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  • 09:00am  - 06:00pm
    WFP is presenting a dynamic multi-media exhibit to demonstrate ways aid agencies are leading in tech innovations to reach those furthest behind. The exhibit will feature three-dimensional examples of work with digital cash, mobile surveys, blockchain, biometrics, drones, satellite imagery and hydroponics. Presentations will be a mix of Virtual Reality (with special headsets), Augmented Reality (on tablets), data visualizations, and more. If you can’t join us, you can learn more at https://innovation.wfp.org or www.wfp.org. *The exhibit is open to those with a UN grounds pass*
    Where
    UN headquarters, Visitors' lobby, East 46th St. Entrance
    When
    September 24 - 28, 2018

  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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  • 02:00pm - 10:00pm
    The Global Citizen Festival brings together top artists with world leaders to make commitments toward ending extreme poverty.
    Where
    Great Lawn, Central Park, New York, NY 10024
    When
    September 29, 2018
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  • All Day Event
    Climate Week NYC 2018 is the time and place where the world, the US and NYC come together to showcase amazing climate action, and discuss how we do more. Featuring over 100 events throughout the week, Climate Week NYC is the moment to celebrate climate action by all organizations, companies, governments and more.
    Where
    New York City
    When
    September 24 - 30, 2018
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