Man vs Earth

PERFORMANCE Will Man win the Battle against Climate Change?

10,000 to the 10th Power

LIGHTNING TALK UN SDG Advocate, Eddie Ndopu, provides his reflections on what an equal society could and should look like. Providing his insights, he goes through what needs to happen to get there. Taking an intersectional approach across all the SDGs, Eddie draws on his personal example in different spheres and different perspectives to call […]

Closing of the SDG Action Zone 2022

Officially closing the SDG Action Zone 2022, the UN Deputy Secretary-General will reflect on all she has heard in the past three days. Sharing her reflections, this will be an un-scripted, free-flowing conversation between the Deputy Secretary-General and Co-Founder of Global Citizen, Hugh Evans on what is needed to keep the promise to deliver the […]

Ask Away

Q&A SESSION This year the SDG Action Zone will enhance participant engagement at the heart of the program. The final session of the day brings back all speakers for an interactive and open Q&A. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose their questions to the experts and speakers aimed at accelerating action on the […]

Ask Away

Q&A SESSION This year the SDG Action Zone will enhance participant engagement at the heart of the program. The final session of the day brings back all speakers for an interactive and open Q&A. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose their questions to the experts and speakers aimed at accelerating action on the […]

Ask Away

Q&A SESSION This year the SDG Action Zone will enhance participant engagement at the heart of the program. The final session of the day brings back all speakers for an interactive and open Q&A. Audience members will have the opportunity to pose their questions to the experts and speakers aimed at accelerating action on the […]

Opening of the 2022 SDG Action Zone

BRINGING THE UN TO THE WORLD AND THE WORLD TO THE UN From 21 to 23 September 2022, the SDG Action Zone will take place for its fourth year during the High-level Week of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Building on the success of previous editions, it promises to be the collaborative ‘counterbalance’ to read […]

Saving our Future on Earth: Adaptation and Mitigation

PANEL The focus of the global and local panels will be on adaptation, resilience-building, and mitigation, with the strong message that a just transition will not only prevent ecosystem meltdown but present an intersectional opportunity for better health, better jobs, food security, and equality for the world’s most marginalized. From private sector commitments, to grassroots […]

Achieving Economic Justice

IN CONVERSATION The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exploited the failures of our current systems, including the persistent structural barriers constraining women’s economic justice and rights. In particular, paid and unpaid care and domestic work – already historically disproportionately placed on women and girls – has increased dramatically, and data shows that women continue to […]

Creating Change

IN CONVERSATION Change comes from different avenues, whether from political processes or grass-roots movements, for change to stand the test of time it is necessary to change cultural paradigms. In this conversation, education pioneer Kakenya Ntaiya and women’s rights advocate Shiori Ito discuss their courageous approach to changing social norms. From convincing fathers that girls […]