Our Events

Loading Events

Events for July 7, 2020 - July 13, 2020

Events Search and Views Navigation

July 2020

Accelerating Transformation to Build Back Better and Achieve the 2030 Agenda: Nature-Based Solutions for People and Planet

July 7, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

12.30-2 pm GMT - 8.30-10 am NYC Register here. Organised by the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the UN, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the UN, UNEP, UNDP, the Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity and WWF. The side event will: ● Showcase practical examples of how nature-based solutions contribute to the decade of delivery and action on SDGs as well as bringing critical benefits to people and reducing the risk of future pandemics. ● Call…

Find out more »

Building back better for nature and people to achieve the 2030 Agenda, through a transformational green recovery and recognising the right to a healthy environment

July 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

4-5.30 pm GMT - 12-1 pm NYC Register here. Convened by BirdLife International. The COVID19 pandemic has brought economic and social turmoil and tragedy, bringing a new dimension to risk and responsibility regarding nature.  To achieve the 2030 Agenda, states must deliver transformational, green recovery packages (focusing on both finance and policy change) which include nature-based solutions to address health risks, climate change and biodiversity loss.  The UN, 75 years on in a world transformed and impacted by environmental degradation,…

Find out more »

VNR Lab: “Analyzing VNRs- What did we learn so far?”

July 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom

4.30-6.00 pm GMT - 12.30-2.00 pm NYC Register here. The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has analyzed VNRs since 2017. This VNR Lab will present findings from the CDPs analysis of the VNR Reports focusing on good practices to implement the principle of Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) and how inequalities are addressed in the VNRs and discuss how they can be used for mutual learning for implementing the 2030 Agenda. Read more on the event page.

Find out more »

CSOs coalitions’ role in the Decade of Action after Covid-19

July 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

12-1.00 pm GMT - 8-9.00 am NYC Register here. This side event will explore the crucial role played by civil society organisations in guaranteeing a ‘whole of society’ approach in both the SDG monitoring and review process around Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) as well as for the recovery measures after COVID-19.Speakers will include CSOs representatives from Austria, Spain, Canada, India, Nigeria, France and government representatives from Austria, France, Spain and Nigeria (TBC). Key partners: Governments: Austria, France, Spain, Nigeria; Civil…

Find out more »

NGO Major Group side event: “Building Back Better: Ensuring that nature, animal, and human well-being thrive post-COVID”

July 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

12-1.00 pm GMT - 8-9.00 am NYC Register here. COVID-19 has impacted nearly all areas of human life and sustainable development. “Building back better” requires strengthening the science-policy interface, building community resilience through education and taking holistic, multi-sectoral and cross-disciplinary action. This side event will foster discussion and present NGO recommendations on building blocks, managing risks and ensuring humans, animals and nature thrive post-COVID-19.

Find out more »

Decade of Action: Intergenerational and Multi Stakeholder Incidence to Achieve the SDGs in an era of COVID-19

July 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

9-10.30 pm GMT - 5-6.30 pm NYC Register here. Co - organised by The Millennials Movement, the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth and the Civil Society Participation Mechanism for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. During the session we will learn about different initiatives from multi stakeholders platforms, mechanisms and processes that are engaging different groups, sectors and constituencies to promote incidence for the achievement of the SDGs by 2030, and are and can be part of the response…

Find out more »

Making Voices Heard and Count: Community-driven data as transformative means for accelerated action and SDG delivery

July 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

12-2.00 pm GMT - 8-10.00 am NYC Hosted by the International Civil Society Centre. For a registration link, please contact Peter Koblowsky at [email protected] In this interactive virtual event, we will present case studies from Kenya, Nepal, Bangladesh and India, showcase online platforms for community-driven data collection, and discuss with expert stakeholders from national and global organisations. The objective is to reflect on the potential of community-driven data to serve as a transformative means for accelerating SDG implementation and improving…

Find out more »

Accelerating ‘whole of society’ action on SDG implementation through innovative civil society partnerships

July 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

10-30am-12.30 pm GMT - 6.30-8.30 am NYC Register here. Organised by Forus, Asia Development Alliance and other partners. The side event explores the 2030 Agenda’s commitments to ‘leave no one behind’ and ‘whole of society approaches fostered through knowledge sharing and innovative partnerships including between CSOs and governments, between CSOs themselves, and diverse multi-stakeholder partnerships. It also explores how innovative, diverse partnerships and South-South Cooperation can connect partners in VNR reporting countries this year, and enable mutual learning and sharing…

Find out more »

Protecting civic space during the COVID-19 pandemic: Examining the role that SDG 16+ can play in responding to current threats

July 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom

12-1.30 pm GMT - 8-9.30 am NYC Register here. This side event will seek to bring together civil society representatives, UN bodies, national human rights institutions, and State representatives to discuss their respective and complementary roles in protecting and securing civic space  in the implementation of SDG 16. In particular, the event will: Provide an analysis of how civic space has evolved at the national level since the advent of COVID-19 Identify ways in which SDG Goal 16 and human…

Find out more »

The Power of Partnerships

July 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

4 - 5.30 pm GMT - 12-1.30 pm NYC Register here. Co-organised by ActionAid, Africa Youth Commission, Restless Development, UN Major Group for Children and Youth and Youth Net for Climate Justice. The Voluntary National Reviews, Follow Up, Monitoring and Accountability Processes on the 2030 Agenda provide opportunities for sharing successes, challenges and lessons learned to accelerate implementation over the next decade. They seek to strengthen policies and institutions of governments and mobilise multi-stakeholder partnerships. Since 2015, many governments have…

Find out more »
+ Export Events