EVENTS CALENDAR 2020

     SDG Action Events        External Events in Collaboration with SDG Action        UN Events 

January

1

Official Launch of UN75

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13

SDG Global Festival of Action - Call for Applications deadline

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20

Launch of the Decade of Action for the SDGs

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21-24

UN75 Dialogue at World Economic Forum (SG)

Davos, Switzerland

February

 

5-7

National SDG Conference

Bergen, Norway

6

World Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

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8-13

World Urban Forum

   

Abu Dhabi, UAE

11

World Day of Women and Girls in Science

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March 

8

International Women’s Day

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13-22

South by South West (SXSW) 

Austin, U.S.

22

World Water Day

 

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15

Announcement of MYWorld 360° Selection (SDG Action)

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tbd

Ocean Film Tour

Germany, Austria, Switzerland

April

1-3

SDG Global Festival of Action (SDG Action)

Bonn, Germany

1-2

ECOSOC Youth Forum (SG)

UNHQ New York, U.S.

6

World Day of Sport for Development and Peace, A Global

Conversation on UN75

UNHQ New York, U.S.

7

World Health Day

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14

Award for Freedom and Celebration of UN75 (SG)

Middleburg, Netherlands

22

50th Anniversary of Earth Day

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24

World. Day of Multilateralism for Peace

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25

Ceremonia Festival

Mexico DF, Mexico

May

3

World Press Freedom Day

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5-7

Second Global Sustainable Transport Conference  

Beijing, China

29-30

European Youth Gathering (SG)

Strasbourg, France

June

2-6

2020 UN Ocean Conference

Lisbon, Portugal

3-7

Primavera Sound

Barcelona, Spain

5

World Environment Day

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6-8

NOS Primavera Sound

Porto, Portugal

8

World Ocean Day

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20

World Refugee Day

🌍 UNHQ New York, U.S.

July

6-7

Global Media Forum (Deutsche Welle)

Bonn, Germany

7-16

High Level Political Forum (UN)

UNHQ, New York, U.S.

24.7.-9.8.

Summer Olympics (International Olympic Committee)

Tokyo, Japan

August

12

World Youth Day

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25.8.-6.9.

Opening Ceremony Paralympics (International Paralympic Committee)

Tokyo, Japan

September

3

Inclusion Summit in Tokyo (International Paralympic Committee)

Tokyo, Japan

4

Paralympics SDG Day

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15-30

UN General Assembly / SDG Events and activations

New York, U.S.

19

World Cleanup Day

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21

World Peace Day

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21

UN75 Commemoration Day – presentation of results

🌍 UNHQ New York, U.S.

TBA

SDG Awards Ceremony

UNHQ New York, U.S.

TBA

Announcement of MyWorld360° Selection

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TBA

Global Week to Act for SDGs

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26

Global Citizen LIVE

New York, Lagos, Latin

America, Euro, Asia (tbc)

25-28

Ryder Cup

Wisconsin, U.S.

October

5-10

2020 UN Biodiversity Conference - COP15

Kunming, China

16

World Food Day

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17

World Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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20

Opening of EXPO 2020

Dubai, UAE

24

UN Day

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November

9-20

UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

Glasgow, Scotland

20

World Children’s Day

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December

10

World Human Rights Day

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18

World Migration Day

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