Intergenerational Solutions: Life in harmony for nature

Breakout session | Stage 3 Host: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Biodiversity and healthy ecosystems are a foundation for sustainable development, and thus play a key role in supporting the achievement of all 17 SDGs. Advancing global biodiversity objectives will be key to advancing the SDGs including SDG 14 on life below water, […]

Inclusive Solutions: Game on for climate change

Breakout session | Stage 1 Host: UN Foundation The United Nations Foundation will host “Game On for Climate Action!” during the Zone.  Using data to both challenge and inform, the conversation will thread the moment we are in now – young people challenging international climate action, 2020 on track to be the hottest year on […]

Immersive productions and performances

Immersive Productions and Performances | Stage 1 From screens to the streets: Art for people and planet GreenPoint Innovations, the UN SDG Action Campaign, the Climate Group/Climate Week NYC and partners have teamed up for GreenPoint EARTH 2020 #Screens2Streets to invite artists all over the world to share how the Sustainable Development Goals inspire them, […]

Whom to blame?: Rethink Waste Management

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 Let’s Do It World leads World Cleanup Day with the aim to raise awareness about waste, engage and connect people and stakeholders, to cure trash blindness, and change behaviour. World Cleanup Day 2019 brought together 21.2 million people from 180 countries. This story will enforce that global problems need a […]

Protection for Resilience: Synergizing SDGs to achieve resilient food systems

Breakout session | Stage 2 Host: Stockholm Environment Institute – Asia Little progress has been achieved towards ending hunger in Asia Pacific, and the region continues to suffer from regression of Goals 12 and 13. Furthermore, Covid-19 has disrupted major value chains, including critical food value chains and increased people’s vulnerabilities all over the region. […]

Immersive productions and performances

  Immersive productions and performances | Stage 1 Rally Call – Moving from Black and White to Living in Full Color The performance includes live music, recorded video, sound and movement, intimate conversation and truth telling by an award-winning Jazz singer and playwright. Participants will understand what it means to leave behind black and white […]

The Pursuit of Impact

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 The talk will showcase a solution founded by Ahmad Ashkar, the Hult Prize Foundation, which transforms how young people envision their own possibilities as leaders of change in the world around them. The Hult Prize has brought impact-focused programs, events and training to over a million students globally – with […]

Inclusion: A necessity, not a gift

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 Human Rights and marginality are intrinsically connected. Kolanyane-Kesupile asks how we can work, individually and collaboratively, to ensure that inclusion isn’t the result of benevolent gifting, while recognizing the importance of people on the margins contributing to every inch of progress made? Speakers [tmm name=”inclusion-a-necessity-not-a-gift-2″]