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UN SDG Action Awards Ceremony - Plenary Session, Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development 2019
2 May 2019 -  UN SDG Action Awards Ceremony

The UN SDG Action Awards recognize individuals, networks, companies and organizations that are advancing the global movement for the Sustainable Development Goals in the most transformative, impactful and innovative way.

From more than 2000 applications from 142 countries, the 2019 Awards celebrate the top SDG mobilizers, storytellers, campaigners, connectors, visualizers, includers and creatives from around the world. This exciting evening of recognition will feature inspiring presenters and performances and provide the platform for the latest SDG changemakers to take the stage and celebrate the incredible effort and achievement that has led them here. Join the excitement as the winners of 8 categories and honourable mentions are announced at this breathtaking ceremony.

Nadira Hira, Master of Ceremony
SDG Global Festival of Action

Gaspar Frontini, Head of Unit for SDGs, Policy and Coherence
European Commission´s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development
Anna Scavuzzo, Vice Mayor
City of Milan

Juan Somavia, Former Director-General
International Labour Organisation

Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Assistant Secretary General and Director
Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, UN Development Programme

Emilia Saiz, Secretary General
United Cities and Local Governments

Ayman Cherkaoui, Coordinator
Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection

Dawda Jobarteh, Global Head
UN SDG Strategy Hub

Ingolf Dietrich, Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), German Federal Government

Laura Hildebrandt, Global Outreach and Engagement
UN SDG Action Campaign

The SDG Global Festival of Action (2-4 May 2019 in Bonn, Germany) is a ground-breaking event powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Foreign Office and partners. The Festival is crowdsourced, designed BY the SDG Action community FOR the SDG Action Community. The Festival’s overall aim is to gather and inspire SDGs campaigners and multi-stakeholder partners to scale up and broaden the global movement to take action for the SDGs.

Poet and technologist

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