9:00 am - 10:30 am (ET)
Achieving the Global Goals through Local and Regional Governments Actions
By NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, UN-Habitat, Goal 17 Partners and City of Helsinki
Convened by the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, UN-Habitat, Goal 17 Partners and the City of Helsinki, this virtual event consists of an hour and a half discussion on local and regional governments actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This event will feature local and regional leaders who will discuss ways they are working to meet the 2030 Agenda while managing challenges such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. They will also provide key highlights from their 2020 Voluntary Local Reviews. Civil society and private sector representatives will explore the importance of partnership between these sectors and government to ensure no one is left behind.