On 17 September, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners convened for SDG Digital at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Digital technologies are key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This was the moment – ahead of the 2023 SDG Digital Summit – to take stock of achievements, gaps, and opportunities, catalyse action, and step up digital support for the 2030 Agenda.
As part of the SDG Action Weekend, the event focused on bringing digital SDG solutions to scale, including through new High Impact Initiatives for sustainable, inclusive digital transformation.
SDG DigitalSDG Digital convened leaders from government, civil society, private sector, youth and academia to take stock on the SDGs and to discover the power of digital to accelerate them. Read more
Acceleration AgendaThe 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is at perilous risk of failure. The SDG Digital Acceleration Agenda showcases concrete examples of how data and digital technologies can be used to bring the SDGs back on track. It provides tools to effectively design risk-sensitive digital transformation. Read more
GameChangers AwardThe SDG Digital GameChangers Award honoured individuals and organizations that are working towards rescuing the Global Goals through digital technologies. The award ceremony took place on the eve of SDG Digital at the UN Headquarters in New York. Read more
Digital Public Infrastructure: Scaling Inclusive and Open Digital Ecosystems for the SDGsThe UN High Impact Initiative on DPI aims to catalyze the collective action by ensuring that DPI is safe, accessible, affordable, green, financed, and future-ready, through people-centered and interoperable digital building blocks at a societal scale. Read more