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Global Goals Week 2022

The countries of the United Nations made a universal promise to leave no one behind in achieving a peaceful and prosperous world by 2030. Global Goals Week is a shared...

Global Week to #Act4SDGs

The Global Week to #Act4SDGs is a global mobilization taking place during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly in September, to show world leaders that people all around...

Climate Week NYC 2022

Climate Week NYC 2022, marks its fourteenth year as the biggest global climate event of its kind. Bringing together the most influential leaders in climate action from business, government, and...

2022 Concordia Annual Summit

The Sheraton Hotel in New York Times Square 811 7th Ave # 53, New York

  With over a decade of experience bringing together heads of state, leaders of the private and NGO sectors, and new and diversified perspectives to explore tangible solutions to local...

$600
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Business Fights Poverty Global Goals Summit

You can register for free with the code SDG22. Following the sad news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and with her funeral taking place on 19...

UNGA 77 General Debate

The general debate of the seventy-seventh session of the General Assembly will be held from Tuesday, 20 September, to Saturday, 24 September, and on Monday, 26 September 2022, pursuant to...

Goalkeepers 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Goalkeepers returns to the stage at this critical halfway mark of the 17 Global Goals to continue its purpose of tracking their progress and helping the...

Launch of the Young Leaders for the SDGs

Following an open call for applications for the 2022-2024 Class of 17 Young Leaders for the SDGs, which resulted in 5,434 total applications submitted from 194 countries, the UN Envoy...

The Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit

Summit will be held September 21 in New York City during NYC Climate Week and 77th Session of the UN General Assembly Summit will convene inaugural 2021 Earthshot Prize Finalists and...

SDG Action Zone

Virtual

Bringing the UN to the world and the world to the UN. Over the course of three days during the UN General Assembly, the SDG Action Zone brings together the...

Free

Halfway to 2030: Devex @ UNGA 77

This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against a harrowing backdrop: Protracted conflict, a hunger crisis, climate disruption, democratic backsliding, and a world still reeling from a pandemic...

Impact State of Mind

We're excited to see you in September! Please register your interest for our 2022 Conference (September 21st - 23rd in New York) by sharing your email address. We will be...

Ongoing

Citizen Sustainability Summit

Chelsea Market Passage Between 15th and 16th Sts, along 10th Ave., New York City

The Consulate General of Denmark in New York and partners are hosting the Citizen Sustainability Summit on September 19-21 at the Chelsea Market Passage on the High Line in New...

Free

Uniting Business LIVE

Uniting Business LIVE connects the high-level multi stakeholder dialogues of the Private Sector Forum, the Global Impact Forum and leadership examples of the SDG Business Forum, into one inclusive, impactful...

Highlighting Interfaith Responses to Climate Anxiety

Tzu Chi Center 229 E 60th Street, New York

In 2021, within the United States alone, over 47 million people expressed living with a mental health condition, a 1.5 million increase from the previous year’s State of Mental Health...

Free
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Roadmap to End Plastic Pollution by 2040

The Co-Chairs of the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution, H.E Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Rwanda and H.E Espen Barth-Eide, Minister of Climate...

UNGA77 Global Business Town Hall

United Nations General Assembly 77 will be held September 13-27th, 2022. After a successful SHRM / IOE / USCIB Global Town Hall during HLPF, this event will continue the important...

Financed Emissions: Leading the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

MSCI, 7 World Trade Center 250 Greenwich Street, 48th Floor, New York

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) associated with lending, underwriting and investment activities are more than 700 times higher on average than a financial institution’s direct emissions. Financial institutions are increasingly asked...

Convención Internacional de Emergencia Climática

Centro de Convenciones Plaza Mayor Medellín Cra. 57 #41-81, Medellin, La Candelaria, Medellin

The Government of Antioquia declared a state of Climate Emergency in February 2020, with the aim of drawing up a roadmap for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change through...

Peace Day Live

Peace Day Live will take place on September 21, on the International Day of Peace. It will broadcast live from London and New York, and will include high-profile actors and...

Third Asset Owners ESG Conference

The systematic integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment strategies, and investment decision making across asset classes, has exploded. Asset owners around the world were early adopters...

$10 – $150

Petrochemicals – a significant environmental threat

The modern world relies heavily on petrochemicals. However, the use of petrochemical derived products comes at a significant environmental cost. Anticipated growing use of petchems derived from virgin fossil fuel...

What is good target design and how do countries compare?

The Climate Action Tracker tracks government climate action in around 40 countries and measures it against the 1.5°C Paris Agreement limit.  To evaluate government net zero targets, we have identified ten key elements to...

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7th SDG Business Forum

Virtual Forum

On 21 September, 9:00-11:30 a.m. ET, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the UN Global Compact will co-host the 7th...

Foreign Policy Tech Forum

Space 54 226 E. 54th St., New York City

How can global leaders foster greater connectivity in an increasingly fractured world? As the digitalization of global economies accelerates, and geo-strategic competition intensifies, governments around the world are developing tech-focused...

Free

Electrification is the low-carbon future | GSEP at Climate Week NYC

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM: 09:00 - 09:30 Registration and breakfast 09:30 - 10:30 Catalyzing electrification through stronger alliances Electrification can provide significant economic, environmental, and social benefits. It has been identified as...

Global Goals Fellows Forum

The Forum will present on how to adopt the Global Goals into the blueprint of any organization — for-profit, not-for-profit and anywhere in between — to advance the 2030 Agenda....

High-level meeting of the 77th session of the General Assembly to mark the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters New York

During its 76th session, the General Assembly adopted resolution 76/168 requesting “the President of the General Assembly to convene a high-level meeting to mark the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the...

HeForShe Summit

Gustavino's 409 E 59th St., New York

The new HeForShe Alliance will host its first Summit, which will convene Prime Ministers and Presidents, global CEOs, civil society, thought leaders and celebrities in a critical dialogue focused on...

Unlocking collaboration across the Americas

States, regions, and businesses across the Americas face common challenges when addressing and implementing climate policy. Shared borders, geography, and trade agreements mean that successful climate policies are dependent on...

ESG: Unlocking Impact Through Education

This event will explore how corporate actions, small and large, can make a quantifiable and direct impact across all aspects of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) priorities. The discussion will...

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Seventh Replenishment Pledging Session

 Over the past 20 years, our unique partnership has invested more than US$53 billion, saving 44 million lives and reducing the combined death rate from HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and...

Virtual VIP Roundtable: America’s New Business Plan

Virtual

Hosted in partnership between Social Innovation Summit & Kauffman Foundation In partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, we are excited to host a virtual, off-the-record VIP Roundtable discussion themed...

Building City Resilience

Cities are leading the charge to get it done in the fight against climate change. But they are also under enormous pressures when it comes to delivering public services, upgrading...

Explorations of the Climate Security Nexus

Tzu Chi Center 229 E 60th Street, New York

Climate change poses a great threat to international peace and security. In his statement to the Security Council in February 2021, UN Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the impact of the...

Free

Cooperation for Building an Inclusive Digital Economy

We are on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution, one that will be driven by interconnectivity and digital transformation. According to the World Bank, the digital economy already accounts...

Expert Roundtable on Wildfire and Forest Resilience

Exacerbated by climate change, the increasing frequency and scale of wildfires have devastated communities and ecosystems around the world, while releasing vast quantities of carbon into the atmosphere. California, Canada,...

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The Future of Digital Cooperation

Building on the 77th UNGA theme of “A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges,” this digital moment will highlight pioneering initiatives and leaders that are ushering in a new...

Global Fund Replenishment: A Read-Out

Speaker: Chris Collins, president and CEO, Friends of the Global Fight Interviewed by: Michael Igoe, senior reporter, Devex This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against a harrowing...

From Rhetoric to Reality: Advancing Global Health Equity

Speakers: • Vineeta Gupta, global health equity advocate, Action Secretariat • Winnie Byanyima, UNAIDS executive director, under-secretary-general, United Nations Interviewed by: Catherine Cheney, senior reporter, Devex This year’s United Nations...

Women in Conflicts III

Virtual

As in the previous two editions (New York, 2021 and Brussels, 2022), the “Women in Conflicts” event will bring together survivors, activists, policy-makers and world leaders. The focus will be...

Climate Resilient and Just Health Systems in Africa

Rockefeller Foundation University BioLink Center 1230 York Avenue (at East 66th Street), New York

In just a few decades, climate change has emerged at the biggest health threat to humanity. As countries lag in their commitments to the Paris Agreement, which underscores the right...

Reversing Malnutrition Trends: What Will It Take?

Speakers: • Professor Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Programme founder; editor-in-chief, founder, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development • Gerda Verburg, U.N. assistant secretary-general, coordinator, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)...

Building an African Innovation Ecosystem in NY

Starrett-Lehigh Building 601 West 26th Street, New York

Building An African Innovation Ecosystem in NY is an initiative by Impact Hub New York Metropolitan Area and Impact Hub Accra, co-created with African Women in Technology and Baobab Consulting. The event is part of the...

The Power of Genomics in Tackling Future Global Health Threats

Speaker: Phil Febbo, chief medical officer, Illumina Interviewed by: Raj Kumar, president and editor-in-chief, Devex This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against a harrowing backdrop: Protracted conflict,...

The Building Blocks of Mutual Aid for Disaster Resilience

Tzu Chi Center 229 E 60th Street, New York

With many impacts of climate change already locked in, there is a growing understanding that preparedness is one of our communities greatest tools to create resilience, recognizing that for many...

Free

Building Resilience for Education

Jay Suites Grand Central 369 Lexington Avenue 369 Lexington Ave, New York

Join us for a blended dialogue on a blueprint for building resilience in sustainable education for the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Kenya. Join us in a blended dialogue for...

Monkeypox: Are We Prepared?

Speaker: Dr. Rosamund Lewis, technical lead for Monkeypox, WHO Health Emergencies Interviewed by: Michael Igoe, senior reporter, Devex This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against a harrowing...

Addressing Sexual Violence and Trafficking in Armed Conflict

601 Lexington Avenue 601 Lexington Avenue, New York

A ground-breaking forum in which human rights experts address sexual violence and trafficking of women and children in the context of armed conflict, with a special focus on the current...

Women for Climate Justice: Solutions and Perspectives on the Road to COP27

Church Center of the United Nations 777 United Nations Plaza, New York

In-person Event, To respect elders and immuno-compromised persons, masks are required for in-person events. Thank you for your understanding. During this event, grassroots, Indigenous, Black, Brown, and frontline women and...

Looking Forward

Fenton Communications Office 630 9th Avenue #910, New York

It’s a great time to reconnect: stop by Fenton's open house to catch up, reflect on the UN General Assembly, and look ahead. Join the Fenton Communications team to reconnect,...

Rainforests, Climate, and You: Disrupting Climate Finance

Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP, NYC 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St, New York

Health In Harmony is hosting “Disrupting Climate Finance,” a unique event that brings together key leaders from Indigenous People and Local Communities (IPLCs) around the world to convene with stakeholders...

Free

Driving Equity Through Improved Health Systems

Speaker: Caroline Roan, Pfizer CSO, SVP of Global Health & Social Impact and president of The Pfizer Foundation Interviewed by: Raj Kumar, president and editor-in-chief, Devex This year’s United Nations...

On the Frontier: Rwanda as an Emerging Global Health Hub

Speaker: Professor Agnes Binagwaho, vice chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity Interviewed by: Catherine Cheney, senior reporter, Devex This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against...

Ukraine – A Test of the Multilateral System

Space 54 226 E. 54th St., New York City

How can multilateral institutions more effectively respond to complex global crises? Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sent shockwaves through global markets, putting additional pressure on already-strained supply chains, with cascading impacts...

Free
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Rewrite the Future

CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue, New York

Rewrite the Future is an urgent call to action to invest in girls’ education for a more just and sustainable future. Presented by Girl Rising with 1 Million Teachers, North...

Launching the Alliance for Feminist Movements

Feminist movements play a key role in advancing gender equality, human rights and the sustainable development goals. However, despite these contributions, their role is chronically under-recognized and underfunded. The Alliance...

UNGA77 Reception: Beyond Diseases and Sectors

Ophelia NYC

This evening networking reception, hosted by the Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE), during UNGA will provide an opportunity for the Institute to introduce itself to new and old partners...

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Sustainable Surgical Systems and Planetary Health

Harvard Club of New York City 35 West 44th Street, New York

Worldwide, an estimated five billion people lack access to safe, timely, and affordable surgical and anesthesia care, resulting in a staggering one-third of the global burden of disease from conditions...

VIP Dinner: Leaders & Luminaries

Hosted by Social Innovation Summit A Social Innovation Summit signature event, this intimate VIP Dinner & Networking Reception will bring together Leaders & Luminaries from our global social impact community....

Mindfulness in the Face of Eco-Anxiety and Climate Grief

Tzu Chi Center 229 E 60th Street, New York

In April 2021, 78% adults in the United States reported that they were either very (48%) or somewhat (31%) concerned about climate change (Speiser & Hill, 2021). Those who are...

Free

We Empower UN SDG Challenge “Pitch Night”

Diane Von Furstenberg Studio 440 W 14th St., New York

Finalists from the WE Empower UN SDG Challenge, a first-of-its-kind global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, will be making pitches and a...

Mapping Plastic Waste Challenge Winners

An estimated 80% of plastic waste in the oceans comes from land-based sources and a substantial portion of that comes from unmanaged or poorly-managed dumpsites. Southeast Asia has become a hotspot for...