SDG Advocates session: Policies to change the world

SDG Advocates session | Stage 1 Host: SDG Action Zone The panel will discuss in detail specific policies that can move the needle at different levels on the SDGs. Specifically, there will be a focus on upholding dignity and human rights, taking meaningful action that is not just optically-pleasing, and taking action as an individual. […]

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 […]

SDG Moment in focus – People

SDG Moment in focus – People | Stage 1   This session will provide a deeper dive into what is at stake, and what is needed for achieving healthy societies, gender parity and ending inequalities and extreme poverty in this current climate. The principals from the UN Development Programme, UN Women and the UN Environment […]

SDG Advocates in conversation: Inclusion

  SDG Advocates session | Stage 1 Host: SDG Action Zone The COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic crisis, the global movement for racial justice, and the youth-led climate justice movement have shone harsh spotlights on longstanding inequalities in society. In crisis after crisis, the same groups of already marginalized people feel the strongest effects – […]