Change Maker 2040 Museum: Uniting Youth to Act for the Sustainable Development Goals in the Philippines

UN SDG Action Campaign
3 min readSep 16, 2023
The Change Maker 2040 Museum in Manila, Philippines

In an era defined by unprecedented global challenges and the urgent need for collective action, the Change Maker 2040 Museum stands as a testament to the power of education and innovation in shaping future leaders.

Created by the Philippine Amusement and Entertainment Corporation (PAEC) Global with close consultation with the Department of Education and the Department of Science and Technology’s National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST), this 3,600-square-meter space is designed to host an immersive experience that highlights the Sustainable Development Goals and serves as an inspiring hub for students across the Philippines. This visionary project is in alignment with our call to “UNITE TO ACT” and represents a significant milestone in the global effort to create positive change.

The UN SDG Action Campaign is proud to be part of the Change Maker 2040 Museum initiative, recognizing its invaluable contribution to the global effort to achieve the SDGs. This collaboration highlights the essential role of education and awareness in mobilizing individuals and communities to take meaningful action towards sustainable development.

Change Maker 2040 Museum | Official Teaser Video

Innovation, Solution and Action

At the heart of Change Maker 2040 is a series of meticulously designed experiences that serve as a window into the world of the Sustainable Development Goals. Through meticulously designed dioramas, interactive exhibits, and cutting-edge technology, visitors embark on a journey that transcends traditional classroom learning. Each experience represents one of the 17 SDGs, which takes visitors on a journey from understanding the challenges to envisioning solutions to unite to act for the SDGs.

Climate Action: Step into a diorama and understand the significance of climate action, and how every individual can contribute to mitigating the climate crisis.

Life Below Water: Submerge yourself in a virtual ocean and create your own fish that will come to life — emphasizing the urgency of protecting life below water.

Partnerships for the Goals: Scan the UNITE TO ACT ACTivator to show your commitment in uniting to act for the SDGs and be part of millions of people taking action on the Global Map of SDG Actions.

Uniting Youth to #Act4SDGs

The Change Maker 2040 Museum is more than just a physical space; it is a beacon of hope and a catalyst for change. PAEC Global conceived this innovative museum to educate and inspire the youth of the Philippines. Its mission is clear: to empower young minds with the knowledge, tools, and inspiration needed to become effective change agents for a better world.

One of the most exciting aspects of the Change Maker 2040 Museum is its dedication to educating and inspiring students from all corners of the Philippines. By welcoming students, the museum aims to cultivate a generation of young leaders who are not only aware of the global challenges but also equipped with the knowledge and motivation to address them. It’s about nurturing a sense of responsibility and a commitment to the SDGs.

As the Change Maker 2040 Museum opens its doors to students and visitors on 16 September 2023, it issues a powerful call to action: UNITE TO ACT. Every person who walks through its halls becomes a potential changemaker, equipped with the knowledge and motivation to make a difference. It reminds us that the SDGs are not distant aspirations but actionable goals, achievable through collective effort.

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