UN Events and Campaigns

UN Secretary-General’s Climate Vision Speech
Watch the UN Secretary-General deliver a Climate Vision Speech to an audience of young people, business leaders, journalists and diplomats on the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco and the annual gathering of world leaders for the opening of the new General Assembly session in New York.

Africa: Open For Business Summit
High Level Summit During UN General Assembly
Date: 26 September 2018, *Updated Time* 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: UN Headquarters, Conference Room 1
RSVP by 18 September to: Djibril Diallo, djibril.diallow@ardn.ngo

Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
Date: 4-17 September
Location: UN Headquarters, NY
More Information: https://www.un.org/bbnj/

73d Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations
The 73rd session will open on 18 September 2018, and will be presided by Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, of Ecuador.
Ground passes will not be issued 10 September – 8 October.
Session Agenda: http://www.un.org/en/ga/73/agenda/index.shtml

Social Good Summit (#2030NOW)
The intersection of technology and new media has redefined our understanding of human progress. In the midst of this rapidly changing world, the Social Good Summit focuses on where we’re headed. Held annually during the United Nations General Assembly week, the Summit unites a lively community of global citizens and progressive thought leaders around a common theme: #2030NOW. A dynamic exploration of the world we want to live in by 2030, the Social Good Summit will focus on how we can unlock technology’s potential to make the world a better place.
Date: 23 September
Location: 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC
More information: https://mashable.com/sgs/#about-the-summit
Registration [$50 for Students]

25 September – Cooking Challenge – NYU, New York
Join the discussion with chefs and UN officials around Zero Hunger and be a part of our challenge: enjoy wine and cheese as you watch three teams battle to recreate the best recipe.
Date: Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location:726 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10003
RSVP required

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