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Turning Point Dialogues series - the Global Week to #Act4SDGs

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2021
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

📢 Don’t miss the Global Week to #Act4SDGs Turning Point Dialogues series

The Turning Point Dialogues are an important part of the Global Week to #Act4SDGs. Through the Dialogues, changemakers from across the world will share their vision for how we can turn it around and how you can take action in your own lives on key issues such as climate action, poverty alleviation, human rights and combating global inequalities.

THE TURNING POINT DIALOGUES ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE GLOBAL WEEK TO #ACT4SDGS AND AIM TO INFORM AND INSPIRE PARTICIPANTS ABOUT KEY ISSUES LIKE CLIMATE ACTION AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION, HUMAN RIGHTS, COMBATING GLOBAL INEQUALITIES.

Through the Dialogues, change makers from across the world will share their vision for how we can turn it around, and will issue a call to action for audiences to take action in their own lives and through their spheres of influence. Stay tuned for a special selection of NEW Turning Point Dialogues to be premiered here across the Global Week to Act4SDGs

 

 

PROGRAM

16 September, 18:30 CET  Turning it around for youth empowerment through visual storytelling in collaboration with Canon Speakers

  • Marina Ponti, Director, United Nations SDG Action Campaign 
  • Sam Powers, Co-Founder, Lens on Life Project 
  • Jeanine El Moughrabi, Sustainability Engagement Lead, Canon EMEA 

 

23 September, 18:30 CET  Turning it around through inclusive food systems in collaboration with the Rome Centre for Sustainable Development, UNDP

 

Speakers
  • Musonda Mumba, Director, The Rome Centre for Sustainable Development, UNDP
  • Marina Sereni, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy
  • Ndidi Nnoli Edozien. Chair of the Board. Circular Economy Innovation Partnership (CEIP) Africa

 

25 September, 18:30 CET  Turning it around for SDG progress in collaboration with UNDP and Samsung

Speakers
  • Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP
  • Shomy Chowdhury. Young Leader, Generation 17

 

27 September, 18:30 CET  Turning it around through localized action in collaboration with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)  

Speakers
  • Emilia Saiz, Secretary General, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
  • Roheyatou Malick Lowe, Mayor of Banjul, The Gambia
  • Pilar Diaz Romero, Mayor of Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain

 

All Dialogues will be premiered on the dedicated web page turningpointdialogues.org. 

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