Global Festival of Action

Bonn, Germany,

The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking annual event, designed by and for the SDG Action community and powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German BMZ, the German Federal Foreign Office and other partners with the overall aim of inspiring action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 2020 and fourth edition of the SDG Global Festival of Action will be a milestone to raise the visibility and impact of global initiatives, with great focus on local and innovative actions and solutions that can lead to a transformative change toward the SDGs.

The 2020 and fourth edition of the SDG Global Festival of Action will be a milestone to raise the visibility and impact of global initiatives, with great focus on local and innovative actions and solutions that can lead to a transformative change toward the SDGs. The Festival will:

Key Objectives

  • Accelerate Local Action: identify and promote local actions and innovations that can lead to transformative change.
  •  Bolster the Decade of Action: amplify the visibility and impact of the Decade of Action whilst recruiting new partners to join the global movement.
  • Amplify and increase the impact of UN@75: Support and catalyze the rollout of the UN@75 initiative, enlist SDG partners at the Festival to promote, own and deliver the UN@75 global consultations and facilitate on-site multi-stakeholder dialogues on multilateralism.
  • Nurture and grow the SDG Action Community: Provide a global platform to launch new campaigns – including the 2020 edition of the SDG Action Awards – host network meetings and discover the latest initiatives and changemakers working towards the achievement of the Goals.