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Global Goals Week: Mobilizing Networks for the SDGs
26/9/2022
Global Goals Week: Mobilizing Networks for the SDGs
Applying the MIT Practical Impact Alliance model, members of the Geneva SDG Community mapped the different roles they play vis-à-vis three missions related to enabling SDG implementation: leveraging sustainable finance for the SDGs; enhancing the use of quality data for SDG action; and harnessing the positive potential of digital technology towards SDG impact. The exercise resulted in new, more profound connections among SDG actors and in improved understanding of the different roles they play vis-à-vis the shared mission.
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Partnerships For the Goals
Pipeline Builder Partnership: Brindusa Burrows Interview
19/9/2022
Pipeline Builder Partnership: Brindusa Burrows Interview
Over the next four weeks, and in the lead up to Building Bridges Week 2022, the SDG Lab is running a series of interviews looking at sustainable finance from the perspectives of four people involved in the Pipeline Builder pilot, a joint initiative of the SDG Lab and the Ground_Up Project. The Pipeline Builder seeks to streamline and boost financial flows to projects aligned with national sustainable development strategies, and it has been kickstarted in Ghana.
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Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Partnerships For the Goals
Pipeline Builder Partnership: Charles Abani Interview
15/9/2022
Pipeline Builder Partnership: Charles Abani Interview
Over the next four weeks, and in the lead up to Building Bridges Week 2022, the SDG Lab is running a series of interviews looking at sustainable finance from the perspectives of four people involved in the Pipeline Builder pilot, a joint initiative of the SDG Lab and the Ground_Up Project. The Pipeline Builder seeks to streamline and boost financial flows to projects aligned with national sustainable development strategies, and it has been kickstarted in Ghana.
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Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Partnerships For the Goals
Recent Developments in Sustainable Finance
7/9/2022
Recent Developments in Sustainable Finance
Building Bridges is right around the corner and we're here to provide you answers to the most common questions and recent developments in the Sustainable Finance sphere to help you be prepared.
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No Poverty
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Geneva SDG Community Annual Meeting 2022
29/8/2022
Geneva SDG Community Annual Meeting 2022
In the lead up to the 2022 Global Goals Week, the SDG Lab is organizing the Annual Meeting of the Geneva SDG Community, on September 15, 14:00-17:00 CET, at UN Geneva. Held in person for the first time since the onset of COVID-19, the meeting represents a unique opportunity to hear from thought leaders on the power of networks to mobilize SDG action.
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Partnerships For the Goals
SDG Lab at Building Bridges Week 2022
11/8/2022
SDG Lab at Building Bridges Week 2022
The third edition of Building Bridges Week (BBW) 2022 - a collaborative effort for advancing sustainable finance in Switzerland and around the globe - will take place from 3-6 October 2022, at the Centre International de Conférences Geneva (CICG), with many sessions available online. This year, BBW will focus on action-oriented discussions on mainstreaming Finance for Nature and Climate; Agriculture, Food and Land Use; Innovation in Sovereign Debt Management; Social Justice and Financial Inclusion and Just transition.
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No Poverty
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
[Updated] Debriefing on HLPF 2022 Webinar
7/7/2022
[Updated] Debriefing on HLPF 2022 Webinar
Watch the post-HLPF debrief to discover the primary takeaways from this event and the community's interpretation of their effects in the future!
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Quality Education
Gender Equality
Life Below Water
Life On Land
Partnerships For the Goals
Recap: “All You Need to Know” Briefing on the 2022 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development
5/7/2022
Recap: “All You Need to Know” Briefing on the 2022 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development
On July 1, the SDG Lab, together with IISD, UN DESA, CEPEI, and Action for Sustainable Development (A4SD), organized a virtual briefing on “All You Need to Know” about the upcoming High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
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Quality Education
Gender Equality
Life Below Water
Life On Land
Partnerships For the Goals
[Updated] Briefing on HLPF 2022: All You Need To Know
24/6/2022
[Updated] Briefing on HLPF 2022: All You Need To Know
Tune into the "HLPF 2022 All You Need To Know" to get all the information you need to be ready for the upcoming HLPF 2022!
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Quality Education
Gender Equality
Life Below Water
Life On Land
Partnerships For the Goals
Shaping Renewed Multilateralism – UN Geneva 2021 Annual Report
31/5/2022
Shaping Renewed Multilateralism – UN Geneva 2021 Annual Report
The 2021 UN Geneva Annual Report was released May 30, with a focus on multilateralism. Included in it was a showcase of many of the Lab's contributions towards the Goals.
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Decent Work and Economic Growth
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Peace. Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships For the Goals
SDG Lab Annual Report 2021
3/5/2022
SDG Lab Annual Report 2021
Despite the setbacks of COVID 19, the SDG Lab has made many forward pushes to the 2030 Agenda. Read our report of the activities and progress across this past year.
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Affordable and Clean Energy
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Partnerships For the Goals
[Updated] New UN Geneva Podcast Looks at SDG Progress in Light of COVID-19
7/4/2022
[Updated] New UN Geneva Podcast Looks at SDG Progress in Light of COVID-19
The SDG Lab and the UN Geneva Library & Archives have launched a new podcast mini-series on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation in times of crisis.
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Health and Well-Being
Gender Equality
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sustainable Cities and Communities