Less than a week until the SDG Global Festival of Action

UN SDG Action Campaign
4 min readMar 18, 2021

On March 25 and 26, join us at the virtual SDG Global Festival of Action where a community of thousands of inspiring individuals, changemakers, activists, UN and government representatives, private sector leaders, artists and creators will take the opportunity to share their vision on how we can #TurnItAround for people and planet. Check out the diverse and jam-packed program, spanning two days of action for the SDGs!

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🗣️ 300+ speakers from 80 countries 💡 1 Main Stage 🇯🇵 1 Japan Stage
🤝 4 Interactive Spaces 👥 25+ Workshops 🎥 20 Exhibits 🎵 10 Performances 🌐 4 Networking Zones & more!

The Festival’s dynamic virtual space has six different spaces featuring plenary sessions, lightning talks, performances, interactive workshops and exhibits. And for those that are interested in learning and sharing ideas, our interactive workshops will have something for everyone.

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Meet the speakers

Aside from our exciting panel discussions, we offer participants unique experiences through exhibits, networking spaces, workshops and more! Here is a brief overview of what to expect.

🌐 Experience and Action Area

Dive into innovative artistic works by legendary artists and activists such as Terry Riley, Sasha Waltz and Yoko Ono; and by world-renowned and emerging young photographers and street artists. Experience immersive media from across the world and experimental artworks that will let you feel the Heartbeat of the Earth! You will have the opportunity to connect directly with the artists at any one of our 20 virtual exhibits.

We are also showcasing the new MY World 360º Playlist. These immersive VR experiences cover topics like female perspectives on migration, the aftermath of the effects of climate change on the island of Mauritius, and the impact of constant connectivity on mental health. Do not miss it!


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🤝 Network!

Jump into one of our 4 thematic connections spaces to find like-minded Festival participants and initiate one-on-one video chats! You can also search for specific profiles and people through the connect & search function. The Festival is after all, the global community’s ‘go-to’ meeting place and we’d love to keep the conversation going between the participants!

👥 Register for workshops

With more than 25 interactive workshops to choose from, learn how to engage with new campaigns, co-create novel solutions & interact with SDG solution makers. Spaces are limited so make sure to sign up now!

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🏆 UN SDG Action Awards Ceremony

Meet the 2020 UN SDG Action Awards winners, honorable mentions and judges who are mobilizing, inspiring and connecting SDG changemakers to accelerate action for the Goals at the Awards Ceremony on 25 March 2021 at 19:45 CET

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