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.

Global Goals Community Activity Day

Madrasati will launch a Global Goals Community Day for students, teachers and parents to promote SDG 4 Quality Education and SDG 5 Gender Equality. This SDGs Community Day will be full with interactive awareness sessions for teachers and parents about SDGs, art sessions for students and tele-match games for all to promote essential life skills (teamwork, leadership, collaboration, etc.) to contribute to inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Power to Girls Virtual Festival

To celebrate the launch of the Power to Girls campaign, Girls Not Brides is hosting a virtual festival on 30 September 2021! Sign up to hear lively talks, get involved in participatory sessions and see performances across the exciting programme of events.

Strengthened Primary Health Care for Equitable Access to Vaccinations

Hosted by Southern Voice and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), the objectives of this event are to explore mechanisms of equitable distribution of vaccines and to describe the benefits of improved primary health care pillars for vaccine delivery.

Global GoalsCast LIVE: UNGA Wrap Up 2021

Join us for the LIVE Global GoalsCast recording that will be a wrap up to Global Goals Week. Co-hosts Claudia Romo Edelman and Edie Lush will be joined by special guests to share key learnings and recommended follow up actions after a week filled with international dialogues, proposed solutions, and calls to action across the 17 Sustainable Development goals and beyond. And you may even have a chance to join the conversation as well!

WaterBear’s ‘Youth Unstoppable’ Premiere Screening

On behalf of WaterBear, you are invited to the Goals House premiere screening of a new feature documentary, Youth Unstoppable, by the extraordinary young climate activist Slater Jewell-Kemker.

This will be taking place over UNGA week, on Thursday, September 23rd at 5pm at The Standard High Line.

Unfinished Business: Is the World Really Building Back Better?

Delays in vaccinating the world have pushed back a global economic rebound, widening inequality and creating an opening for the next global health crisis to be even worse.

Join us on September 22nd, 2021 at 11am ET / 8am PT as we explore whether COVAX has lived up to its high goals, and whether wealthier nations have a responsibility to do more to get more vaccines to more people.

A Shot for All: Vaccines Delayed, Development Denied

Join UNDP’s high-level event on vaccine equity and development to be held in the margins of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly. 

This event will be hosted by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and feature an exciting mix of speakers and special guests, with a focus on the critical importance of vaccine equity in our fight against COVID-19.

Protection of children, invisible victims of armed conflict and COVID-19

This event will focus on approaches that guarantee that children affected by armed conflict do not remain invisible in the post-COVID-recovery & ensure that children’s rights are respected and their needs addressed. Based on children’s real stories, this event will highlight how the combined effects of the COVID-19 pandemic & armed conflict have exposed children to greater threats, exacerbated vulnerabilities & worsened the protection needs of children, & discus how to address it.

QF@UNGA: All Roads Lead to Doha

The disruption experienced over the past year and a half due to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that it has become all the more important now to build resilient innovative education models that prepare our students for the future, while also focusing on sustainability.

Under the theme ‘Innovative models for a sustainable future’, Qatar Foundation is organizing four key virtual events revolving around two focus areas: progressive education and sustainability.

2nd Annual Science for a Sustainable Future Conference

On October 5 2021, Springer Nature and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) will host their second annual virtual conference on science for a sustainable future. This global virtual conference brings together policymakers, government representatives, UN officials, as well as leading scientists from around the world to discuss the role of science in achieving the SDGs.

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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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.

COVID Response: The Role of Tech in the Global Recovery

From lockdowns to vaccination roll-outs, and rebuilding economies, technology has played a key role in navigating COVID-19. Hear from Indonesia’s Minister of Health, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, and Head of WhatsApp, Will Cathcart, about what has challenged and inspired them in the last year and what innovations they see moving from us from pandemic to recovery.

Let’s Future-Proof 2030 Success

Join us at the UN General Assembly to hear from leading experts on how we can set a new gold standard for measuring our progress toward acheiving SDGs by 2030

Immersive Technologies to Empower Sustainable and Inclusive Cities

Join Facebook, Raleigh and the Town of Cary, NC, and Philadelphia, PA, at the UN General Assembly, for a discussion on the influence of emerging technologies on our cities and hear how Augmented Reality tools and programs are helping cities become more equitable, sustainable, and economically inclusive.