Recap Host: SDG Action Zone A live hosted recap moment designed to thread together the narrative of the programme, draw out key highlights and notable announcements, bring new viewers up-to-speed and point them to view on demand content that has already been featured.   Speaker [tmm name=”live-recap-host-sdg-action-zone”]

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 […]

10 Years of Promoting Sustainable Consumption

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 In this talk, Ren Wan will share the failures and insights she has gained from the past 9 years of upcycling and promoting secondhand clothing to modern-day consumers in Hong Kong. Her experiences have demonstrated that sustainable fashion consumption is not about products – it is about education and experience. […]

Protection and Reinvention: Supporting Urban Mobility Through Green Transportation

Breakout session | Stage 3   Host: UN Habitat The COVID-19 pandemic has showcased the critical role of transport services in our cities. It has also shown how challenging, yet important, it can be to maintain transport in an uninterrupted manner, reaching all residents including those previously unserved or with limited access. Post-COVID-19, cities will […]

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. […]


Breakout session | Stage 1 Host: B Lab For over a decade, B Corps have pioneered a better way of doing business and, in doing so, provided a proof-of concept that a stakeholder-centric global economy is possible. These business leaders, like all of us, now find themselves asking what it means to deliver for a […]

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 […]

SDG Advocates session: Intergenerational dialogue on climate change

SDG Advocates session | Stage 1   Host: SDG Action Zone The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth will announce the new class of Young Leaders for the SDGs on September 18. Dia Mirza, one of the Secretary-General’s SDG Advocates, was a member of the high-level selection committee that helped to choose the new class. Fitting with […]

Ensuring Migrants’ Access to Healthcare in COVID-19

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 Migrants face formal and informal barriers to access to services, including cost and fear of detention upon seeking public services. Obstacles to accessible healthcare are exacerbated in the pandemic, risking deepened inequalities and faster spread of COVID-19.   Speakers [tmm name=”ensuring-migrants-access-to-healthcare-in-covid-19″]