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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 […]

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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 […]

The Path towards Equity

LIGHTNING TALK What the path towards an equitable future for women all around the world needs to look like, Brazilian politician Tabata Amaral is demonstrating every day: provide quality education to everyone, ensure equality in opportunities, and give young, ambitious women like herself a seat at the decision making table. In this Lightning Talk, Tabata […]

CLOSING PERFORMANCE

A special performance ‘an anthem for change’ will wrap up the programme for Day 2, leaving viewers energized and ready to join the ‘good fight’. This production has been made possible through the generous support of UNDPGoodwill Ambassador Yemi Alade.

CLOSING PERFORMANCE

A special performance ‘an anthem for change’ will wrap up the programme for Day 1, leaving viewers energized and ready to join the ‘good fight’. K-Pop sensations BTS perform their hit song Permission to Dance in a video produced at the United Nations. The video accompanies the bands remarks at the SDG Moment and is […]

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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 […]

CLOSING OF THE 2021 SDG ACTION ZONE

BRINGING THE UN TO THE WORLD AND THE WORLD TO THE UN Officially closing the 2021 SDG Action Zone, the UN Deputy Secretary-General will reflect on all she has heard in the past three days. This will be an opportunity to hear directly from the DSG on what the UN is doing and will do […]

OPENING OF THE 2021 SDG ACTION ZONE

BRINGING THE UN TO THE WORLD AND THE WORLD TO THE UN Over the course of three days during the UN General Assembly, the SDG Action Zone brings together the highest levels of UN leadership, activists, government officials, business leaders, changemakers and disruptors in a virtual collaborative space – to highlight the ecosystem-wide solutions, plans, […]

Prosperity, parity and pandemic response

IN CONVERSATION Valerie Guarnieri, Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, chats with renowned economist, professor Naila Kabeer, and Nobel Laureate in economics, Professor Abhijit Banerjee, about the ways in which social protection systems can reduce inequalities, help individuals manage risk and address food insecurity. The last two years have demonstrated how […]

Arts guiding the way to the SDGs

IN CONVERSATION “The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is – it’s to imagine what is possible” – Bell Hooks. Art has long played an integral role in conveying messages of evolution, revolution, freedom and creativity, and a messenger to the masses of global issues. Art has the transformational […]