Pact joins world leaders in New York to discuss achieving global goals

September 17, 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals

This week, Pact joins world leaders and development stakeholders in New York City during the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The week provides a backdrop for global conversations on how to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and progress toward a peaceful world, decent life for all and a sustainable planet.

Pact experts are participating in the following discussions:

Concordia Annual Summit

The two-day Summit drives transformation by facilitating public-private partnerships to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.

From Healthy to Secure: The Power of Global Health to Drive Safety and Stability Worldwide

Leading health experts will convene to discuss how we can best address the threat that global epidemics and inadequate health systems pose to health, growth, and stability, worldwide.

Local Impact, Global Lessons: Scaling Solutions to Achieve the SDGs

Pact joins fellow Locus partners, the SDG Philanthropy Platform and the Scalable Solutions Funders Initiative to exchange learning on approaches that achieve sustained impact, and how the philanthropy sector can better support their scale-up.

NGO Expo

The NGO Expo will connect aid and development professionals to learn, source ideas, and network. Pact innovation lead Michelle Risinger will present on our user-centered design experience.

Rethinking Collaboration for the SDGs

Hosted by Business Fights Poverty, this event will bring business professionals and development partners together around inspiring models of collaboration to achieve the SDGs.

Shared Value Practitioner Knowledge Exchange & Field-Building Workshop

This workshop will focus on bridging private-sector assets with public-sector needs to create a more connected, sustainable digital health infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries.

Social Good Summit

Amid a rapidly changing world, the Social Good Summit will look to the future, examining how to unlock technology’s potential to make the world a better place.

Sustainable Development Impact Summit

The World Economic Forum will bring together world leaders to find new ways of working together to tackle global challenges, where Pact CEO Mark Viso will lead a discussion on responsible sourcing in the global battery value chain.