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UN 2023 Water Conference

United Nations New York Headquarters 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY, United States

Water is a fundamental part of all aspects of life. Water is inextricably linked to the three pillars of sustainable development, and it integrates social, cultural, economic and political values. It is crosscutting and supports the achievement of many SDGs through close linkages with climate, energy, cities, the environment, food security, poverty, gender equality and...

8th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations New York Headquarters 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY, United States

The eighth annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) will be held from 3 to 4 May 2023. The Forum will be convened by the President of ECOSOC Her Excellency Lachezara Stoeva who has appointed two co-chairs – H.E. Ms. Mathu Joyini, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United...

Clean Energy Technologies to meet SDGs in Small Island States

Virtual Event

This Virtual Event will provide a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among experts in the field of sustainable energy and island communities. It will explore innovative technologies, best practices, and policy frameworks for promoting sustainable energy transitions in islands. The outcomes of the will contribute to the development of sustainable energy solutions for island...

Fourth Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

United Nations New York Headquarters 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY, United States

Background The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement are intrinsically linked, and one cannot be achieved without the other. In the same spirit, the Secretary-General in a recent address on his 2023 priorities stressed that “Climate action is the 21st century’s greatest opportunity to drive forward all the Sustainable Development Goals.” As...

2023 Higher Education Sustainability Initiative Global Forum

United Nations New York Headquarters 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY, United States

The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) is an open partnership between several United Nations entities and the higher education community launched in the lead-up to the Rio+20 Conference in 2012. It is currently chaired by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the Sulitest Association - a non-profit organization and...

2023 SDG Global Business Forum

Virtual Event

Turbocharging the 2030 Agenda with business impact As we approach the halfway mark to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, the world has been confronted with a complex web of interconnected crises that have put the achievement of the 2030 Agenda at serious risk. What needs to change to get back on track to achieve the 2030 Agenda? Who...

2023 SDG Summit

New York New York

The 2023 SDG Summit will take place on 18-19 September 2023 in New York. It will mark the beginning of a new phase of accelerated progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals with high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to 2030. Convened by the President of the General Assembly, the Summit will...

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

Javits Center North NY, United States

Alongside the SDG Summit 2023, during the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, this year’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit will convene business leaders, UN officials, Government leaders, SDG stakeholders and civil society professionals from across the globe to comprehensively review the private sector’s contribution to advancing the SDGs. The Summit will address business leadership during converging crises, the...

World Pulses Day

What are pulses? Pulses, also known as legumes, are the edible seeds of leguminous plants cultivated for food. Dried beans, lentils and peas are the most commonly known and consumed types of pulses. Staples dishes and cuisines from across the world feature pulses, from hummus in the Mediterranean (chick peas), to a traditional full English...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Innovate. Demonstrate. Elevate. Advance. Sustain. ( I.D.E.A.S.) Bringing Everyone Forward for Sustainable and Equitable Development This year, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science  (IDWGIS) will focus on the role of Women and Girls and Science as relates to the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) in review at the forthcoming High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), namely SDG...

Global Tourism Resilience Day

Resilient tourism For many developing countries, including the least developed countries, small island developing states, countries in Africa and middle-income countries, tourism is a major source of income, foreign currency earnings, tax revenue and employment. Because tourism connects people with nature, sustainable tourism has the unique ability to spur environmental responsibility and conservation. Sustainable tourism,...