Climate Week NYC 2021

Climate Week NYC, taking place September 20-26, returns for 2021 with a focus on fulfilling and increasing commitments made by businesses, governments, and organizations. It is the time and place where the world gathers to showcase leading climate action and discuss how to do more, fast.

GGWCUP Saudi Arabia 2021

Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP) is coming to Saudi Arabia for the first time in partnership with the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA). They are changemakers in their way of recognizing the value of sports for the SDGs and access to sports for women.

The SFA is the main player for developing community sports and is mandated with achieving a target of raising physical activity levels to 40% by 2030.

The 30 teams play for SDG 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15 and Goal 17.

GBBC’s Blockchain Central UNGA

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem, will host its 4th annual Blockchain Central UNGA, convening leaders in technology, government, academia, and policy for a variety of programming and networking focused on the role of technology and community in accelerating progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global Week to #Act4SDGs

The Global Week to #Act4SDGs (17-28 September) aims to drive collective action, mobilizing key stakeholders from all sectors to drive change while reminding world leaders that people around the world are doing their part to accelerate progress on the SDGs.

UNITAR Asia Pacific Day 2021

UNITAR, in collaboration with KIDsforSDGs, will host a public Global Goals Week event to celebrate the launch of the inaugural UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme.

The seminar will comprise of panel discussions:

Panel 1: Accelerating Youth Changemaking through the United Nations SDGs

Panel 2: Scaling Student Agency: Asia’s Best-In-Class Case Studies

Panel 3: Defining Youth Ambassadorship: Building Next-Generation Leaders

+ Youth Panel and SDG Showcase.

Global Week to #Act4SDGs – Latin America & The Caribbean

For the sixth consecutive year, MY World México is co-hosting the Global Week to #Act4SDGs (17-28 September) for Latin America and the Caribbean. The Global Week aims to drive collective action, mobilizing key stakeholders from all sectors to drive change while reminding world leaders that people around the world are doing their part to accelerate progress on the SDGs. Held during the high-level week of the United Nations General Assembly, this year’s mobilization will also drive action around the Food Systems Summit, pre-COP in Milan, and keep up momentum in the lead up to COP 26 in Glasgow.

UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Program Launch

United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and KIDsforSDGs will jointly launch the inaugural UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Program on Sept 25, 2021.

The 10-week programme empowers high school students to help our world build back better, greener, and stronger through a STEMxSDG Approach.

The Program advocates for youth entrepreneurship, both for-profit and not-for-profit, through the 6Ps Approach: Power, Purpose, Partnership, Playfulness, Publicity and Profit!

Caminata de la Solidaridad 2021

En el 2021 seguimos ayudando con fuerza solidaria a quienes más lo necesitan. Del 6 al 12 de septiembre, podrás disfrutar de 200 contenidos exclusivos en nuestra plataforma virtual con diferentes temáticas: Infantil, Bienestar, Entretenimiento, Cultural y Nuestra Fundación.

Desde hace 43 años la Caminata de Solidaridad por Colombia se ha convertido en un símbolo del país; es el cuarto evento más importante en Latinoamérica, contando con millones de asistentes cada año. En esta versión continuará su marcha con la presentación de importantes artistas como Pipe Peláez, Gusi, Flora Martínez, Juan Se Quintero y muchos más que se unirán a nuestra fuerza solidaria en las cuatro tarimas que tendremos el próximo 12 de septiembre en el Teatro Cafam, El Parque el Tunal, el Parque Nacional y el Centro Comercial Nuestro Bogotá.

Global Citizen Live

On 25 September, 2021, Global Citizen will embark on our largest event yet: 24 hours of non-stop content, with live festivals set to take place in New York, Paris, Dubai, Seoul, and pre-recorded content spanning across 50 locations, from Africa to Latin America and beyond. Global Citizen Live will bring together world leaders, artists and champions from public and private sectors and philanthropy. This monumental event marks the next step of our Recovery Plan for the World campaign.

World Humanitarian Forum New York 2021

Convened by the World Humanitarian Forum (WHF), the 2021 Forum will provide an invaluable opportunity for humanitarian leaders to join Heads of State, UN Principles and private sector c-level executives to discuss and find solutions to the key issues of today being discussed at the UN General Assembly. WHF will feature main stage discussions with heads of state and high-level roundtable discussions on topics ranging from climate finance and emergency responses to blockchain innovations in humanitarian organisations. By attending WHF New York you will be able to network, gain knowledge and find solutions to the problems faced by you and your organisation as we aim to build forward better while redefining humanitarianism in new contexts.

Sustainable Cities: Why living in a city is the most sustainable move you could make

With the climate crisis evolving at an alarming rate, major cities across the world are being forced to come to terms that they face potential extinction unless urgent action is taken. How can advances in technology help protect cities and their inhabitants and what can the world learn from established sustainable and smart cities? Moderated by The Guardian, this panel will convene industry leaders in a discussion reimagining smart, resilient and sustainable cities of tomorrow.

The Power of AI to Ensure Equity in Healthcare

At Goals House, Community Jameel, Wellcome and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (Jameel Clinic) will convene a high-level meeting of leaders to explore how we ensure the health care system itself benefits from advanced technologies now being used in all facets of health care, and the solutions they feel are necessary for future success

How COVID-19 is changing the way the world thinks about vaccines: lessons for the future of global health

This debate will explore the evolution of public sentiment around vaccines from before the pandemic to present day, and identify the most effective approaches adopted – from enhanced public perception and misinformation tracking to rapid message deployment – to build confidence in vaccines and promote uptake. Our speakers will consider which approaches deployed during the pandemic are applicable to other immunisation programmes and are sustainable long-term.

A cross-sector approach to vaccine equity

How can we end the COVID-19 pandemic and secure the global recovery? This question was at the top of the agenda during the G7 Summit in June. Three months on, a dangerous gap between richer and poorer nations persists. AB InBev will host a panel discussion exploring the role of public-private partnerships in tackling vaccine inequality and distribution disparities. Panellists will also discuss the devastating social and economic impacts of COVID-19, and the key priorities in building back better for all.

Unlocking Sustainable Solutions Through Financial Innovations in Water and Sanitation

On 22nd September Bloomberg’s Annmarie Hordern will moderate a head-to-head discussion between & WaterEquity Co-Founders Matt Damon & Gary White and Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America and Chair of Bank of America Europe. The discussion will explore how getting more capital into the hands of women and their families will be vital in securing long lasting sustainable solutions – and how businesses and NGO’s can unite to drive action on a common cause.

Regional Week of #Action4SDGs – Latin America and the Caribbean 2030

The “Regional Week of #Action4SDGs – Latin America and the Caribbean 2030” will take place from the 17th to the the 28th of September, 2021. The goal of this regional mobilization is to promote collective action, mobilizing key stakeholders from all sectors to turn things around for the world we need, as regional leaders are reminded that the people of our region are also doing their part to accelerate progress on the SDGs.
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Global Goals Week at Expo 2020 Dubai

For the first time in its history, Global Goals Week leaves the UN General Assembly and comes to life at Expo 2020 Dubai. Through more than 20 special events, a host of unforgettable visitor experiences, and inspiring activations for all ages and interests, Expo 2020 Dubai will be bringing together partners, activists and advocates from around the world to mobilise and accelerate momentum on the Global Goals as we enter the second year of the Decade of Action.

WHF New York

World Humanitarian Forum (WHF) is the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum in humanitarian aid and international development. WHF brings together decision-makers and opinion-formers in the public, private and non-profit sectors, as well as the next generation of partnership-builders. The annual WHF advances critical global discussions and transforms conversations into action, as well as providing a powerful forum to catalyse collaboration through shared-value approaches and social impact.