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74th Session of the UN General Assembly
17 September 2019 to 30 September 2019

Location

New York
United States
US
Global

The 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74) will open on 17 September 2019. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

During the week of the debate, several other high-level events also will convene (as of 27 November 2018):

Organizations: 
United Nations
ClimateChange3
20 September 2019
Global

You are cordially invited to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's 10th Anniversary Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights “Turning up the heat: Solutions from indigenous peoples and progressive business to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy"

Organizations: 
Business and Human Rights Resource Center
openfield
24 September 2019 to 25 September 2019

Location

New York City
United States
US
Global

On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.

Organizations: 
United Nations

July 2019

The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
12 September 2019

Location

Online
United States
US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
cape town World Economic Forum on Africa
4 September 2019 to 6 September 2019

Location

Cape Town
South Africa
ZA
Africa

Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

With elections taking place in more than 20 African countries in 2019, the world’s youngest continent is facing a new era. While significant progress has been made on the political and economic front, the continent continues to face significant challenges.

Organizations: 
World Economic Forum
Shelter Academy 2019
2 September 2019 to 6 September 2019

Location

Amsterdam and Rotterdam
Netherlands
NL
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

The Shelter Academy is a week-long capacity building programme that will equip participants with the knowledge, skills and know-how to respond to urban challenges related to climate change in their cities.

Target Group: Mayors, decision-makers, senior managers, and senior government officials are invited to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Organizations: 
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
desertification
2 September 2019 to 13 September 2019

Location

New Dlehi
India
IN
Global

The fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14) is scheduled to take place from 2-13 September 2019, at the India Expo Center and Mart in New Delhi, India.

We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Organizations: 
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

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