UN opens applications for the SDG Action Zone at the UN General Assembly in September 

Located inside the United Nations grounds during the High-level week of the General Assembly, the SDG Action Zone is an interactive space where different actors can engage around the UN High-level meetings and events in a meaningful and visible way. 

From 23 to 27 September, the SDG Action Zone will feature a variety of sessions in several engaging formats such as panel discussions, lightning-talks, interactive exhibitions, and networking receptions to enhance and accelerate transformative action on the five themes of the UN General Assembly: Sustainable Development Goals, climate action, universal health coverage, development financing, and small island states.

Partners from all sectors are invited to submit proposals by 9 August 2019

Partners can submit proposals to showcase new ideas, achievements and initiatives that connect and add value to the High-level events happening during UN General Assembly week, through the following ways of engagement: 

  • Host an Event- Expert Panel Discussions, Case Study Snapshots, Evening Receptions and other interactive sessions on the themes of UNGA. 
  • Deliver a Lightning-talk- Humane, disruptive and inspiring stories of SDG action.
  • Enter the SDG Action Zone’s Speaker Roster- Individuals are invited to register their interest to be invited to speak, and add their perspective and expertise. 
  • Host an Exhibit- Innovations, games and immersive experiences that increase knowledge, empathy, and action for positive change in the exhibition zone. 

For further information on the application process and criteria:www.sdgaction.zone

Applications for SDG Action Zone: application form  

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