15 September 2022 All Day
We warmly invite you to join us at the Science Summit of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) during our online event titled “Young and Global – A perspective on today’s challenges in science,” which will explore how research and scholarship can be pursued based on inclusiveness at the global level. The session will take place on 15 September 2022 from 14:00-17:00 UTC, and will include over 15 GYA members and alumni discussing Open Science, North-South and South-South collaborations, the...
Science Summit at the 77th United Nations General Assembly
5 July 2021 - 9 July 2021 All Day
In September 2021, the UN Secretary-General will convene a UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Harnessing science, technology and innovation is key to meeting the aspiration of sustainable, inclusive and resilient food systems. Thus, in support of a science- and evidence-based Summit, the UN established a Scientific Group for the UN Food Systems Summit to ensure the robustness, breadth and independence of the science that underpins the Summit and...
Science Days - UN Food Systems Summit
7 July 2020 - 16 July 2020 12:00 am
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2020 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020, including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. The theme will be "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development ". In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and expected...
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9 July 2019 - 18 July 2019 12:00 am
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21 September 2018 All Day
World Peace Day
9 July 2018 - 18 July 2018 All Day
United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York
The establishment of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was mandated in 2012 by the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), "The Future We Want". The format and organizational aspects of the Forum are outlined in General Assembly resolution 67/290. The Forum meets annually under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council for eight days, including a three-day ministerial segment and every four years at the level of Heads of...
UN High Level Political Forum
20 June 2018 All Day
The GYA joins the world on June 20 as it commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees on UN World Refugee Day. And though World Refugee Day comes just once per year, the GYA, through its member-driven activities Global Migration and Human Rights and the At-Risk Scholars initiative, provides an ongoing international and interdisciplinary forum for addressing the global challenges brought about by international migration. Read the full article here: GYA joins the world in marking United Nations World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day
5 June 2018 - 6 June 2018 All Day
United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York
The third Science Technology and Innovation (STI)  forum will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 5,6 June 2018. The STI forum will discuss SDGs 6,7,11,12 and 15. STI forum, also known as the Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for SDGs is an important event of the UN calendar and is a part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) mandated by the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. As requested by the...
UN STI Forum
18 April 2018 - 20 April 2018 All Day
Naciones Unidas, Santiago, Chile, Santiago
The second meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development will take place in Santiago, from 18 to 20 April 2018. Prior to the meeting of the Forum, from 16 to 17 April, activities will be carried out by civil society representatives and other relevant actors. The participant accreditation desk will be open from 9 a.m. on Monday, 16 April at ECLAC headquarters (Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura). The meeting will be...
Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development - 2018