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Calling SDG advocates, creators, influencers and stakeholders to co-design the NEXT Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development

The 2019 Festival, taking place in Bonn on 2-4 May 2019, will gather leaders from governments, local authorities, international organizations, civil society, activists, young advocates, the creative industry and the private sector to scale up and broaden the global movement to take action for the SDGs.

The Festival adopts a crowd-sourced approach to shape the most impactful programme, designed BY the SDG Action community FOR the SDG Action Community. Whether hosting a session, running a workshop, showcasing a new project, or sharing the latest creative endeavours, each active stakeholder in the event will become a much needed and much appreciated Action Partner of the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development.

The call for submissions is open until 14 January 2019. 

Be part of the program

2019 Festival themes

To mobilize, inspire and connect key stakeholders to further SDG action, the 2019 Festival will be curated around 7 interconnected themes:

  • MOBILIZATION. Designing and rolling out tactics and effective strategies to mobilize individuals, networks or organizations or to take action for the SDGs.
  • STORYTELLING. Capturing and communicating powerful human stories through different mediums to demonstrate how the SDG are interconnected and relevant in people’s lives.
  • CAMPAIGNING. Creating, developing or leading impactful communications campaigns (local/national/international) to raise awareness about the SDGs and/or people’s voices and role in SDG action.
  • VISUALIZATION. Harnessing the power of data to transform complex concepts into accessible messages that can communicate powerful SDGs stories to decision-makers and the public.
  • CONNECTIONS. Engaging multiple stakeholders and building networks that can generate the transformational change needed to make the SDGs a reality.
  • INCLUSION. Leaving No One Behind – Tangible and effective approaches to ensure that excluded groups become part of the SDG dialogue and decision making in their communities and that their priorities and concerns are voiced at international level.
  • CREATIVITY. Harnessing artistic expression and creativity to spur SDG action whilst empowering and connecting people.

Become an Action Partner

The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development is co-designed, co-curated and co-owned be each and every Action Partner, whether hosting a session, running a workshop, showcasing a new project, sharing the latest creative endeavours, each active stakeholder in the event will become a much needed and much appreciated Action Partner of the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development.

Let us hear from you! 

Apply NOW to be part of the program

Here's a little teaser...

*REGISTRATION OPENING ON 15 JANUARY 2019

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