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SDG Acceleration Day

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September 17
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Add to Calendar September 17 9:00 am September 17 5:00 pm America/New_York SDG Acceleration Day

The SDG Acceleration Day will be held on Sunday, 17 September 2023 from 09:00 – 17:00 (precise times TBC). It will serve to profile actions, investments and support to accelerate implementation at the country level between now and 2030.

The SDG Acceleration Day will build on the twelve high-impact initiatives that the UN development system is mobilizing around in advance of the SDG Summit. The initiatives correspond with six major SDG transitions; five critical means of implementation and the transversal priority of gender equality and are elaborated upon in greater detail on the SDG Summit website .

Expected participants include Heads of State, Ministers, UN Principals and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other actors. The SDG Acceleration Day will include the following key components:

  • High-Level Opening and Closing Segments
  • Dedicated sessions on each of the High Impact Initiatives Sessions
  • Parallel sessions on SDG Digital (convened by ITU and UNDP), development in crisis settings and gender equality.
  • Side-Events: Identified through an open call (please, see below)

Expected Outcomes:

SDG Acceleration Day will profile a set of illustrative examples of countries or contexts where significant progress is being made as well coalitions of governments and stakeholders who commit to specific and tangible actions to scale initiatives according to national priorities in the coming weeks.

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Organizer

United Nations

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United Nations Headquarters
405 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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The SDG Acceleration Day will be held on Sunday, 17 September 2023 from 09:00 – 17:00 (precise times TBC). It will serve to profile actions, investments and support to accelerate implementation at the country level between now and 2030.

The SDG Acceleration Day will build on the twelve high-impact initiatives that the UN development system is mobilizing around in advance of the SDG Summit. The initiatives correspond with six major SDG transitions; five critical means of implementation and the transversal priority of gender equality and are elaborated upon in greater detail on the SDG Summit website .

Expected participants include Heads of State, Ministers, UN Principals and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other actors. The SDG Acceleration Day will include the following key components:

  • High-Level Opening and Closing Segments
  • Dedicated sessions on each of the High Impact Initiatives Sessions
  • Parallel sessions on SDG Digital (convened by ITU and UNDP), development in crisis settings and gender equality.
  • Side-Events: Identified through an open call (please, see below)

Expected Outcomes:

SDG Acceleration Day will profile a set of illustrative examples of countries or contexts where significant progress is being made as well coalitions of governments and stakeholders who commit to specific and tangible actions to scale initiatives according to national priorities in the coming weeks.