A record-breaking 100 million+ actions taken during the 2021 Global Week to Act for SDGs

Explore the inspiring action highlights of the 2021 Global Week to Act for SDGs

1. Individually led action campaigns

For the first year ever, the Global Week to #Act4SDGs opened its registration to individuals who take action by spreading awareness ons social media, such as using our butterfly effect AR filter, aimed at inspiring positive change in their communities.

Durga Maya Rai
Greener is Cleaner, Republic of Korea

2. Igniting creativity for the #GlobalGoals

A Global Week would not be complete without creatively driven actions that inspire and captivate the attention of broad audiences.

Guam Green Growth initiative
Global Week to #Act4SDGs featured at Altona Train Station, Hamburg

3. Driving #ClimateAction ahead of COP26

At this critical moment in the history of our planet, and with COP26 just around the corner, this year’s Global Week to #Act4SDGs witnessed a sharp increase in climate-related initiatives.

Waste Less Feed Better
Road to Rights
World Cleanup Day
World Cleanup Day

4. Youth movements paving the road to a sustainable future

As our future leaders, youth play a key role in shaping the trajectory of our planet. The 2021 Global Week to #Act4SDGs has illustrated that youth possess the knowledge, skills, and passion to make our planet more sustainable for future generations.

Youth Climate Report
CENN
Global Co Lab Network

5. Eliminating hunger through building and strengthening sustainable food systems

With the Food Systems Summit taking part during the 2021 Global Week to Act for SDGs, this year’s mobilization witnessed the emergence of new and innovative actions aimed at achieving #ZeroHunger.

UNDP Tokyo
Food Systems Caravan

5. Attracting new SDG mobilizers through local governments and community events

Local governments and organizations offered exciting engagement opportunities to inspire local action for the #GlobalGoals.

#17Ziele
City of Bonn

The action doesn’t stop here!

On 21 September, the International Day of Peace, UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated the following:

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Official account of the UN SDG Action Campaign, aiming to mobilize, inspire & connect a movement to #TurnItAround for the #GlobalGoals

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Official account of the UN SDG Action Campaign, aiming to mobilize, inspire & connect a movement to #TurnItAround for the #GlobalGoals

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