2022 Data and the SDGs: Events to Follow
Here are the events the SDGCounting team will be following in 2022 as we explore how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being tracked and reported on:
February 9–11 | Brest, France
The Summit will focus on developing concrete action steps to reduce adverse effects related to maritime issues in line with the Global Goals.
One Ocean Summit
The ocean covers more than 70% of the surface of our planet, yet too often remains on the sidelines of major European…
February-March | Virtual
These sessions will include the release of the Sixth Assessment Report outlining climate change impact, adaptation and vulnerability.
Fifty-fifth Session of the IPCC (IPCC-55) and Twelfth Session of Working Group II (WG II-12) - IPCC
This system is to facilitate the pre-registration of delegates through the IPCC government Focal Points and IPCC…
February 12–March 2 | Nairobi, Kenya
The theme for this event will be “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the SDGs.”
Fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly
Hosted by the UN Environment Programme, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) brings together representatives…
February 28 – March 4 | Virtual
United Nations Statistical Commission
United Nations Statistics Division - United Nations Statistical Commission
March 22–27 | Dakar, Senegal
With a theme of ‘Water Security for Peace and Development,’ this forum will focus on:
- Water security and sanitation
- Rural development
- Means tools
9th World Water Forum, Dakar 2022 "Water Security for Peace and Development"
May 22–28 | Geneva, Switzerland
This is the annual decision-making session for the WHO to determine policies and focus areas.
World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States…
June 2–3 | Stockholm, Sweden
This global meeting will focused on:
- Actions needed for a healthy planet and prosperity for all
- Sustainable and inclusive recovery in light of COVID-19
- Accelerating progress on the environmental dimensions of the SDGs
Stockholm+50 is an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly to be held in Stockholm…
July 5–15 | New York / Virtual
The HLPF is one of the most significant SDG related events of the year as Voluntary National Reviews are presented, the SDG Progress Report is released, and numerous stakeholders conduct related session. This year’s HLPF will focus on:
- SDG 4 — Quality Education
- SDG 5 — Gender Equality
- SDG 14 — Life Below Water
- SDG 15 — Life on Land
- SDG 17 — Partnerships for the Goals
High-level Political Forum .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
High-Level Political Forum The establishment of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable…
July 29 – August 2 |Montreal, Canada
The 24th IAC has a theme of “Re-engage and follow the science” and will focus on:
- Presenting Evidence
- Learning form COVID-19 and HIV
- Addressing Evidence and Implementation Gaps
- Moving Evidence to Implementation
- Supporting the Next Generation
AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS Conference
IAS - the International AIDS Society - leads collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its…
September 13–27 | New York
This collection of diverse events focuses on progress and approaches to achieving the Global Goals and will be held during the 2022 UN General Assembly.
Global Goals Week 2021
The SDG Action Zone is the foremost collaborative space for engaging world leaders and emerging leaders to supercharge…
November 7–18 | Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
Originally scheduled for 2021, this conference will include multiple side events focused on the combating climate change and mitigating challenges.
Event: UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC COP 27) | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. COP…
Early 2023 | Hangzhou, China
Following up on the 2021 Bern meeting, the next gathering of the UN Data
Forum will be hosted in early 2023. More details to come.
For a full list of SDG related events, we recommend you consult the Event Calendar from the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Planning Calendar for Sustainable Development from the UN.