Event Directory: UN General Assembly and Global Goals Week

Our comprehensive, chronological list of relevant events taking place in New York City during Global Goals week, from September 16th to the 23rd.

This week, we attempt to pull a list of relevant events that are taking place this month in New York City, as part of the kick-off to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. This month includes Global Goals Week, Global Citizen Week, and Climate Week NYC. Resources used to catalogue these events include the UNGA Guide, the Global Compact’s Business Guide to UN General Assembly Week, and USCIB’s Business Makes it Happen guide to UNGA week.

  1. 2017 Hult Prize Final: Reawakening Human Potential: The Refugee Opportunity and The Hult Prize Challenge — Saturday, September 16, 5pm-10pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along on Twitter with #HP17.
  2. Global Citizen Week — Sunday, September 17- Saturday, September 23; New York, NY. Follow along with #ShowUp & #GCFest.
  3. Social Good Summit — Sunday, September 17, 10:30am; 92nd Street Y, New York, NY. Follow along with #2030Now.
  4. Equator Prize 2017 Award Ceremony— Sunday, September 17, 7pm-9pm; The Town Hall Theater, New York, NY. Follow along with #EquatorPrize.
  5. Financing the 2030 Agenda: the Role of the UN — Monday, September 18, 8:30am-9:45am; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. You will be able to stream this event on UN Web TV.
  6. Business Fights Poverty NYC 2017- Rethinking Collaboration for the SDGs — Monday, September 18, 8:30am-2pm; Barclay’s Bank, New York, NY. Follow along with #BFPNYC.
  7. Scaling Impact Investing Forum— Monday, September 18, 9am-5pm; New York, NY. Follow along with #ScalingImpact.
  8. United Nations Private Sector Forum — Monday, September 18, 12:30pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with #UNPSF. This event may also be streamed on UN Web TV.
  9. High-level Launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) — Monday, September 18, 3pm-5pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with the International Labour Organization.
  10. Business for a Better World: How Companies promote peace, justice, and inclusion — Monday, September 18, 4pm; Offices of White & Case LLP, New York, NY. Follow along with The Global Alliance for Reporting Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies.
  11. Business for the SDGs: Innovation, Technology, and Connectivity for a better future for all — Monday, September 18, 5pm-8pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with #betterfuture.
  12. Modern Slavery in the Americas: From here to elimination — Monday, September 18, 6pm-8pm; Roosevelt House, New York, NY. Follow along with #BizHumanRights.
  13. Climate Week NYC 2017 Opening Ceremony — Monday, September 18; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY. Follow along with #CWNYC.
  14. Concordia Annual Summit— Monday, September 18, through Tuesday, September 19, 8am-6pm; Grand Hyatt New York, New York, NY. Follow along with #Concordia17.
  15. International Conference on Sustainable Development— Monday, September 18, through Tuesday, September 19, 9am-5pm; Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY. Follow along with #ICSD2017
  16. World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit — begins Monday, September 18, through Tuesday, September 19; Convene Conference Centre, New York, NY. Follow along on with #WEFImpact.
  17. The Africa Investor CEO Institutions Investment Summit — begins Monday, September 18 through Tuesday, September 19; Nasdaq Marketsite and CFA Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with #USAfricaInvestmentSummit.
  18. 2017 UN General Assembly Debate — begins Tuesday, September 19, at UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with #UNGA and the President of the General Assembly.
  19. Data Analytics for SDGs and National Reports,” a USCIB UNGA72 
     Breakfast Roundtable
     — Tuesday, September 19, 8am-10am; hosted by KPMG, New York, NY. Follow along with #UNGA72 and USCIB.
  20. Amazon Solutions Day- “The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development” — Tuesday, September 19, 9am-4pm; New York, NY. Follow along with SDSN and SDSN Amazonia.
  21. Movement Makers Summit — Tuesday, September 19, 10am-7pm; NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY. Follow along with Global Citizen.
  22. The Potential and Promise of ICT4D Partnerships- Webinar Part 1 — Tuesday, September 19, 11am-12pm; online. Follow along with #ICT4D.
  23. Using Data and Technology to achieve the SDGs: Tackling Global Threats and Ensuring a Better Future for Us All — Tuesday, September 19, 11:30am-1pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with #Data4SDGs.
  24. Sustainable Investment Forum — Tuesday, September 19; Crowne Plaza Hotel, Times Square, New York, NY. Follow along with #SIF17.
  25. Clear Vision for Everyone, an SDG Accelerator — Wednesday, September 20, 7:30am-8:30am; One UN New York Hotel, New York, NY. Follow along with Clearly.
  26. Bloomberg Global Business Forum — Wednesday, September 20, 7:30am-3pm; The Plaza, New York, NY. Follow along with a livestream on Twitter and with #BloombergGBF.
  27. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers Event — Wednesday, September 20, 9am-9pm; Jazz at Lincoln Center. Follow along with #GoalKeepers17.
  28. Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment — Wednesday, September 20, 9am-6:30pm; Faculty House at Columbia University, New York, NY. Follow along with #PactEnvironment.
  29. TEDGlobal>NYC 2017 — Wednesday, September 20, 7pm-9pm; The Town Hall Theater, New York, NY. Follow along with #TEDGlobal.
  30. Global Business and Philanthropy Leaders’ Forum for Women and Girls and Gender Equality — Thursday, September 21, 8am-9:30am; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with UN Women.
  31. Going Further for Shared Impact: U.S. Public-Private Partnerships for Development”, USCIB Breakfast Roundtable, — Thursday, September 21, 8am-10am; Deloitte Offices, New York, NY. Follow along with #UNGA72 and USCIB.
  32. Global Compact Leaders Summit — Thursday, September 21, 9am-5:30pm; New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY. Follow along with #GCLeadersSummit.
  33. We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solution — Thursday, September 21, 9am-5pm; TED Theater, SoHo. Watch the event live on Facebook.
  34. Changing the “Business as Usual” Model: A New Way to Partner for Peace and the 2030 Agenda — Thursday, September 21, 1pm-2:45pm; Trygve Lie Center International Peace Institute, New York, NY. Follow along with the International peace Institute.
  35. Innovative Partnerships for Development: How young people can be the cornerstone of effective public-private collaboration — Thursday, September 21, 5pm-7pm; The Westin Hotel Grand Central, New York, NY. Follow along with Plan International.
  36. NGO Expo 2017- from Thursday, September 21 to Friday, September 22; Executive Conference Center, New York, NY. Follow along with NGO Expo.
  37. The Global People’s Summit +SocialGood — Friday, September 22, 7am-5pm; online. Follow along on Twitter.
  38. Business Makes it Happen— Friday, September 22, 3pm-5pm; Pfizer at 42nd Street, New York, NY. Follow along with #UNGA72 and USCIB.
  39. Partnership for Inclusive Growth: Private Sector Investment in the SDGs — Friday, September 22, 3pm-6pm; UN Headquarters, New York, NY. Follow along with the UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development.
  40. Global Citizen Festival— Saturday, September 23, 2pm; Central Park, New York, NY. Follow the concert event concluding Global Citizen Week on Twitter.
  41. Bloomberg Data 4 Good Exchange: With Great Data Comes Great Responsibility — Sunday, September 24, 8:30am-5:30pm; Bloomberg LP, New York, NY. Follow along with #d4gx.
  42. Global Day of Action — Monday, September 25th; from the Global Daily. Follow along with #ACT4SDGs.
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