Goals House at UNGA and NYCW
Goals House is a community of internationally renowned activists, thinkers, political figures, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, that come together at significant global moments throughout the year united in the drive to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This year, Goals House will host a range of events during UNGA and New York Climate Week at Tavern on the Green in Central Park from Sunday 18th – Thursday 22nd September. Amongst the topics discussed will be: what needs to be done to achieve net-zero; the impact of the pandemic on education; how to create a sustainable fashion industry; tackling modern slavery; how to drive forward circular cities; tech solutions to solving climate change; healthcare in the wake of the pandemic; the role the private sector has to play in achieving the SDGs.
Partners hosting these events include Project Everyone, Google, X, Bloomberg, Clarity AI, Earth4All, The Great Green Wall, Code Green, Community Jameel, Salesforce, Bank of America, Reckitt, Sustainable Markets Initiative, UNICEF, (RED), Protocol, Global Citizen, The Nature Conservancy, Mastercard, water.org, Seed Global Health, Wellcome Trust, Nia Tero, and Salzburg Global Seminar.
Speakers at events will include prominent voices from around the world, including H.E. Monica Geingos, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia, Kate Brandt, Chief Sustainability Officer, Google and Sarah Hunter, Director of Global Policy, X, Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Conservation International’s Chief Scientist, Cynthia Breazeal, Dean for Digital Learning at MIT, Indigenous leaders Valerie Courtois, Boreal / Sahtu region, Manu Peni, Papua New Guinea and Dr Vanessa Kerry, CEO of Seed Global Health.
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