Innovative Financing

View session video Click here to view The Spotlight Initiative is a global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG). The Initiative is so named as it brings focused attention to this issue, moving it into the spotlight and placing it at the centre of efforts to achieve […]

Islands and Oceans

View session video Click here to view 36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea Art made on/in/with the water in response to the urgency of a changing climate: Sarah Cameron Sunde discusses 36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea, its upcoming iterations in Kenya, New Zealand and NYC, and how “Water Art” can […]

Believe in Better: intergenerational solidarity, accountability and the 2030 Agenda

View session video Click here to view This intergenerational & interactive discussion will include discussion explore how young people’s inclusion in monitoring, follow-up and review can strengthen intergenerational solidarity and build social trust. Speakers: [tmm name=”expanding-space-for-agenda-2030-accountability-focusing-on-the-inclusion-of-diverse-young-people”]

UN Digest

View session video Click here to view During these daily segments, key insights into the high level discussions will be shared by a selection of senior UN officials. Speakers [tmm name=”un-digest-27th”]

Around the World in 60 Minutes: Snapshots of Ocean and Climate Change Action

View session video Click here to view Understanding the links between climate change and oceans has never been more critical. This event brings together Alumni of the prestigious UN-Nippon Foundation Fellowships to discuss their national work tackling climate change and oceans, including in the context of the SDGs. Speakers [tmm name=”around-the-world-in-80-minutes-snapshots-of-ocean-and-climate-change-action”] Moderator [tmm name=”around-the-world-in-60-minutes-moderator”]

Global Week of Action: Re-cap of actions from around the world

View session video Click here to view During this segment the SDG Action Zone MC will take the audience on a journey from New York to put a spotlight on SDG actions taking place in different locations around the world as part of the Global Week to Act4SDGs. By directing the audience to the global […]

Trailblazing Women Reception

View session video Click here to view A night of inspiration, showcasing trailblazing female executives and entrepreneurs and their impact on business, planet and society.  Highlights include launch of the UN Global Compact’s Target Gender Equality initiative and featuring of the 2019 WE Empower UN SDG Challenge awardees. Speakers [tmm name=”trailblazing-women-reception”]