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#TurnItAround: SDG Global Festival Participants in Action

The UN SDG Action Campaign is opening a call for Festival participants to submit videos via social media highlighting how can we make 2021 a turning point for people and the planet and what will they do personally to #TurnItAround for a better future. Participants are invited to record and post a short video on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for the chance to be featured at the SDG Global Festival of Action.

How to join:

1. Record a 15–20 second video of yourself saying the statement below (see some examples to inspire you further down):

We can make 2021 a turning point for people and the planet by (mention how). My name is (your name) from (country). I… (mention your personal contribution).

2. Post on social media with the caption:

I am going to the SDG Global Festival of Action. Join me there! #TurnItAround @SDGAction

Submission

  • Upload your video on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #TurnItAround and link globalfestivalofaction.org
  • Tag @SDGAction and 3 friends
  • Set your post public
  • Videos should be submitted in English
  • By submitting your video, you agree that we can use it on the Festival and share its content, your likeness, and tag your social media profile.

Selection Criteria

  • Creativity and authenticity. We strongly encourage natural video styles (not professionally produced)
  • Optimal video and audio quality — film yourself horizontally/landscape like in this example
  • Please note that the SDG Global Festival of Action is committed to ensuring diversity in gender, nationality, culture and sectors within all formats. Therefore, the final selection will be selected with this in mind.

Broadcasting at the Festival

Examples to inspire you

  • We can make 2021 a turning point for people and the planet by giving every child access to free education. I‘m (your name) from (country). I educate children in rural areas and/or provide online courses to children during COVID-19…etc.)
  • 2021 can be a turning point for people and the planet if we fight climate change and have strict laws against fuel consumption. My name is (your name ) from (country). I …

Social media messages

Joining us at the SDG Global Festival of Action? Share your #TurnItAround video message by 12 March & tag us at @SDGAction for a chance to be featured alongside leaders, advocates, campaigners and change-makers from across the world 🌎!

Have your voice heard at the SDG Global Festival of Action! Submit your best video message on how we need to #TurnItAround for the #GlobalGoals for a chance to be featured alongside leaders, advocates, campaigners and change-makers from across the world 🌎 Deadline: 12 March. Tag: @SDGAction

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