The SDG Global Festival of Action is back!

Five years into the agenda, 2020 will be a key critical for accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The fourth edition of the SDG Global Action Festival in 2020 will be the kick-off event of the Decade of Action.

The Festivals aim is to raise the visibility and impact of global initiatives to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Designed for and by the SDG Action Community to inspire action for the Sustainable Development Goals, the Festival will be a space to meet the key SDG change-makers, activists and leaders, discover the most innovative ways to inspire action for the SDGs and experience the transformation taking place for people and the planet.

The 2020 Festival will feature a range of session, workshop and meeting formats each positioned to further understanding and awareness, build practical skills and networks and be inspired by SDG Leaders.  Content on deepening participants’ knowledge of the SDGs and takes a hands-on approach to enhancing participants’ skills to advance the SDGs will be offered; discussions on political landscapes, the importance of collaboration, how local solutions lead to global transformation, and how to harness the power of the ‘SDG Generation’ for the Decade of Action will be part of the festival as well as networking sessions, private strategy meetings and showcases, live performances and demonstrations.

The SDG Global Festival Action is powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Government and partners to bring together SDGs activists, artists, innovators and leaders from the different sectors to connect and find new ways to inspire individuals and organizations to take action for people and the planet.

Over 2,000 SDG changemakers from around the world including artists and creatives, social innovators, philanthropists, international institutions & NGOs, local authorities and national governments, academia and leading businesses will come together with the shared goal of finding new ways to inspire action for the SDGs.

MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PORTAL: 

Website: https://globalfestivalofaction.org
Information for Media & Press Kit: https://globalfestivalofaction.org/media/

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CONTACT

Marta Rojas Sevillano, Head of Communications, UN SDG Action Campaign
Marta.rojas@undp.org / T: + 49 (0) 176 830 58100 / S: marta.rojass

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