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International Conference on Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP) will hold the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on September 18-19, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City
Monday Sept 18 Lerner Hall, Columbia University, Broadway, NY 10027 9AM 5PM View Event
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UN Private Sector Forum 2017

This year, the Forum theme is Financing the 2030 Agenda: Unlocking Prosperity. With just thirteen years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community needs to unlock innovative forms of financing at an unprecedented scale, redirect existing financial flows to be consistent with sustainable development, and catalyze responsible business growth to achieve the Global Goals.
Monday Sept 18 UN Headquarters - Delegates Dining Room 12:30pm 3:00pm View Event
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Concert for a Sustainable Planet

Concert for a Sustainable Planet hopes to foster a dialogue and inspire concrete action. The program features classical pieces, such as Beethoven's Eroica, alongside contemporary pieces, including world premieres by composers Ronen Shapira and Merlijn Twaalfhoven. Shapira joins the ensemble, and Twaalfhoven directs the performers together with the audience in an innovative, collaborative piece
Monday Sept 18 Carnegie Hall, 57th Street & Seventh Avenue, NY 10019 7PM 9.30PM View Event
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World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2017 - Day 1

The Forum’s inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit is designed to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris climate agreement through public-private cooperation and the application of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Monday Sept 18 Convene 730 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 7:30pm View Event
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Cities for Global Impact – Advancing the SDGs through Urban Action

The two high-level conference panels will discuss Healthy Cities for Better Living and Powering the World with Wind as urban trends with potential for global impact. As the conference coincides with the UN General Assembly, the conference panels will also discuss how urban action can contribute to the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Tuesday Sept 19 New World Stages 340 West 50th Street New York, NY 10019 2:30pm 7:00pm View Event
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World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2017 - Day 2

The Forum’s inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit is designed to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris climate agreement through public-private cooperation and the application of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Tuesday Sept 19 Convene 730 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10017 8:30am 6:00pm View Event
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Spotlight on Hudson Yards

GreenHomeNYC, AEE-NY and ASHRAE New York are co-hosting a special September Forum focusing on one of the largest and potentially greenest construction projects in New York City in recent years — Hudson Yards.
Tuesday Sept 19 New York Institute of Technology 16 West 61st Street New York, NY 10023 6:30pm 8:00pm View Event
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High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

UNICEF will host a high-level event to discuss the key role that education and youth play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, to foster the establishment of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change education.
Wednesday Sept 20 UNICEF House, room Danny Kaye 3 United Nations Plaza (44 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues) New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 2:00pm View Event
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A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

During Climate Week 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will highlight the most recent projections pertaining to climate change and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific, and the consequences of these changes to human systems, particularly for developing countries.
Wednesday Sept 20 Japan Society 333 East 47th Street (at 47th Street and First Avenue) New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
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Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders - sherpa meeting

The Alliance is an informal network of leading CEOs committed to climate action facilitated by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 11:30am 5:30pm View Event
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The Bloomberg Global Business Forum

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum, taking place on September 20th in New York City, will bring together international heads of state and CEOs from across every industry to build a path forward towards lasting economic progress.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Plaza, 768 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 7:30am 3:00pm View Event
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Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E. 42nd St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 11:00am View Event
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We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions

Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale.
Thursday Sept 21 TED Theater, Soho 9:00am 5:00pm View Event
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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit brings together an international community of leaders from business, civil society, academia, Government and the United Nations to accelerate business action and partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019 9:00am 5:30pm View Event
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HABITAT: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing our planet. There has never been a more important time to understand how to make the best use of local natural resources and to produce buildings that connect with ecosystems, livelihoods and inclusive cities.
Thursday Sept 21 Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Higgins Hall 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn, NY 11205 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event