Tuesday 14 July 2020
13:00-14:00 EST

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This year is the first year of the Decade of Action but the impact of Covid-19 has led to massively increased challenges to delivery of the promises of transformation, more than 500 civil society groups came together in a Global Day of Solidarity to highlight that we are #StrongerTogether on 22 May. This event will hear stories of frontline activists and share key plans for the coming months in the build up to the September Week of Action around the 25th September 5 year anniversary of the Goals.

Moderator: Beckie Malay, Co-chair of GCAP

Opening Keynote remarks: Ambassador Hyunjoo Oh, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea

Speakers will include:

  • Mary Chizu, young activist, human rights defender and journalist from Zambia
  • Jane Anyango, activist on gender and disability in Kibera, Kenya
  • Abideen Olasupo, Co-founder ‘Know Covid-19’, Nigeria
  • Karol Arambula, My World Mexico
  • Marina Ponti from UN SDG Action Campaign
  • Alice Macdonald, Project Everyone
  • Oli Henman, Action for Sustainable Development
  • Ingo Ritz, GCAP