Canon partners with the United Nations for the Global Week to #Act4SDGs, to educate and inspire the next generation to become active changemakers

The Global Week to #Act4SDGs, which launched in 2017, is designed to flip the script on prevailing global narratives of apathy and fatalism to instead focus on positive messages that can drive actionable change. The week aims to drive inspiration in others through a series of activities including workshops and panel discussions, raising awareness of […]

Global Goals World Cup Saudi Arabia 2021

GGWCUP Saudi Arabia 2021 The first ever Global Goals World Cup Saudi Arabia event has taken place in Diriyah, with 26 all-female teams advocating for social and environmental sustainability while battling it out for the chance to take part in the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP) grand finale in November. Hosted by the Saudi Sports […]

A Social Innovation Platform in Southern Thailand is Strengthening Local Food Systems

In Thailand, 30% of the population suffers from food insecurity. To combat the impact of COVID-19 on local #FoodSystems, @UNDPThailand & @agirrecenter created a social innovation platform to channel new finance, ideas and know-how👇🏾: ⏰ The time is now to transform local food systems and unlock progress across the #GlobalGoals.  

Bonn SDG Days: 17 Days for the 17 Global Goals

The City of Bonn is dedicating 17 SDG-filled days to the 17 #GlobalGoals! Greenpeace Bonn, FEMNET association and Zentrallager Sachspenden Bonn are organizing a clothing exchange party, which includes a sewing workshop. The Bonn action group of UN Women is offering two feminist geocaching tours through Bonn. An exciting SDG pub quiz, in German and […]

’17Ziele Freude-Flash’: A Flashmob Taking Place in 17 Cities in Germany

Engagement Global’s project #17Ziele organized the ’17Ziele Freude-Flash’, a flashmob for the #SDGs which took place in 17 cities 🏙️ in Germany at the same time on 18 September 2021, at 13:00. There were 850 musicians involved from 17 orchestras and 17 choirs, who performed Beethovens “Ode to Joy”🎶 in public places, and raised awareness […]

Runa Ray: Using Fashion as Activism for Policy Change

Runa Ray, a fashion designer and environmentalist, places sustainability at the center of her work by using fashion👚👒as activism to advocate for policy change. Her designs utilize nature-based solutions, incorporating organic dyes and materials which keep our environment safe.  

The Niko Ketskhoveli School Award: A School Competition in Georgia to Achieve the SDGs

CENN, an organization working to protect our environment through fostering sustainable development throughout the South Caucasus, is hosting the the Niko Ketskhoveli School Award🏆. Hundreds of schools and eco-clubs in Georgia carry out activities to achieve the #SDGs each year. The results are presented in a competition. This initiative supports #QualityEducation by inspiring youth to […]