Millennials Hall of Fame : fazle abed :: Fei-Fei Li :: sustainability's last race: 2020s mapping & zooming coalition of free SDG uni's- one per 20 million youth Thanks to the moon race decade of 1960s, we all became alumnisat (connected by telecoms satellites) including more recent web 1-2-3. Q why not COLLAB round one GOUP - Global Open University Poverty (last mile service solutions community to community)HG Wells - civilisation is a race between education and catastrophe:
coming how do the 51 years of alumni of fazle abed poverty alleviator cooperations match up with 76 years of the united nations - we map abed top36 hunicorn networks - being networks whose purpose is so life critical nobody wants to exit investment or politically quarrel over just replicating their services and improving access to their action learning

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

we have spent 25 human hours producing version 0 of the top 10 zoom summits to sustain the human race - disagree with our un/september selections- rsvp - please note unless you are a un insider the official events shown on un tv are not yet known ; i time, we will issue a 2nd league table - we will also tidy up research in due course at and - where the 11 years search for 200 most collaborative universities of the sdg generations continues -the final coalition challenge by the most exciting servant leader of ending poverty fazle abed 1 2
10 bloomberg 4 day summit the Green Festival celebrates thinkers, scientists and practitioners leading the way in the climate era .one day each for 4 conversational pillars
  • Business & Finance-Climate change poses important new risks and opportunities We’ll talk to top names in business, markets, and finance about how and why they’re making the investment in climate action.
  • Government: The Role of Policy, Power and Law. Policy incentives are key tool in the battle against climate change, and the economic recovery.We’ll talk to top lawmakers, policy makers, and government executives about their plans to address climate change and what they see as the path forward.
  • Science Data and Insights: Notes from Field. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has proven that “scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.” Responsible, collective decision making can only be made when there is an agreed upon set of facts upon which to base assumptions about the future.We’ll engage top scientists working at the edge of change to get their inputs on what can still be done to mitigate the worst of climate change effects.
  • The Cultural Imperative- A growing number of cultural leaders are using their platform to address climate change. We’ll talk to top cultural influencers and activists about what why they are calling for real climate action and what they’re doing to enact lasting positive change.
9 sept 21: sarah (mrs gordon) brown's summit on educational transformation -gordon brown is un envoy for edu---Unlock Big Change – Education: the key to a better future: join a digital conference featuring interactive panels, debates and presentations with world leaders, celebrity advocates, business executives, and leading advocates, innovators and, foundations, governments, international organizations and academia. At the event, we will be launching a new open source, digital report to support all of the ongoing community, national and global campaign efforts to advance education – from the early years to youth skills for the next generation.
First of the Moody’s ESG Digital series in 2020.... the fifth time we host such a themed event during Climate Week NYC and can be accessible across APAC, EMEA and Americas.
Some of the topics in focus: • What are the key climate challenges facing policy makers, regulators and the market participants? • The $80 trillion question – integrating credit rating and climate scenarios• The new risk dynamics: embedding scenarios into risk analysis. Hosted in partnership with Climate Bonds Initiative


CJ Suitt is the poet laureate of Chapel Hill, NC. He is a performance poet, arts educator, and community organizer whose work is rooted in storytelling and social justice.


Peter Sands became Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in March 2018. Sands is the former Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered PLC, one of the world’s leading international banks operating across over 70 markets, primarily in emerging markets.


CJ Suitt is the poet laureate of Chapel Hill, NC. He is a performance poet, arts educator, and community organizer whose work is rooted in storytelling and social justice. He is committed to speaking truth to power and aims to be a bridge for communities who can't always see themselves in each other. Suitt facilitates dialogue in spaces that are often dominated by fear-driven stereotypes. He is the co-creator of the podcast Sitting in the Intersection, which explores the radical nature of relationships across differences. CJ has served as SwitchPoint’s MC for several years.

David Moinina Sengeh is the Minister of Education & Chief Innovation Officer-Sierra Leone; a Harvard & MIT PhD; an AI & Biomechatronics Researcher; a Lemelson-MIT/TED/Obama/National Geographic Fellow, Forbes 30 under 30, Wired Smart List, artist, lyricist, rapper, fashion designer and all-around groundbreaking leader. Don’t miss his inspiring address.


Peter Sands became Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in March 2018. Sands is the former Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered PLC, one of the world’s leading international banks operating across over 70 markets, primarily in emerging markets. After a distinguished career in banking, Sands was a research fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School, where he immersed himself in a range of global public health projects. Sands chaired the International Working Group on Financing Pandemic Preparedness at the World Bank and he was Chairman of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine’s Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future, which published the influential report “The Neglected Dimension of Global Security: a Framework to Counter Infectious DiseasenThreats.” Sands is also a member of the U.S. National Academy of Science’s Forum on Microbial Threats and is serving on a Committee on Ensuring Access to Affordable Drugs.


Frank Mugisha is a Rwandan-Ugandan dance artist based in Kampala. He has trained in contemporary dance, breakdance and African traditional dances, which he fuses to create a unique artistic identity. As a creative facilitator, movement student, educator, and performer, Mugisha uses dance as a tool for self-expression, bridge-building and a vehicle for social change. Mugisha's work has sent him all around the world. He focuses on the continuous unlearning of all he's been taught as an African man that he feels belittles him


David Moinina Sengeh is the Minister of Education & Chief Innovation Officer-Sierra Leone; a Harvard & MIT PhD; an AI & Biomechatronics Researcher; a Lemelson-MIT/TED/Obama/National Geographic Fellow, Forbes 30 under 30, Wired Smart List, artist, lyricist, rapper, fashion designer and all-around groundbreaking leader. Don’t miss his inspiring address.


Culture Mill is an artist-driven organization made up of working professional artists who believe that culture is an investment in civil society, and such an investment benefits from the existence of open, dynamic, and fluid enclaves fostered by artists and other creative people.

  • Join the UN75 Global Governance Forum this September 16th-17th 9am to discuss building a more effective and inclusive UN.The Honorary Co-Chairs include Ban Ki-moon, eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland.

WISE’s Special Edition E-Book, Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined: Thoughts and Responses from Education’s Frontline During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond will be launched followed by a panel discussion, which will feature speakers from WISE, our partner in producing this book, Salzburg Global Seminar, and other e-book contributors.

Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Rebecca Telford, ‎Chief, Education Section – ‎UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
Daniela Labra Cardero, Co-Founder, Atentamente
Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC Bangladesh
Staneala Beckley, Chair, Sierra Leone Teaching Service Commission
Marc A. Brackett, Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

7pm 21 sept DRAWDOWN 2020 -the latest from lynne twist- before there were social entrepreneurs or results new york's most extraordinary ngo was the hunger project led by lynne- as far as i know it was the first us org to discover empoering women in india was core to every sdgs
3 SEPT 15 10M ai for earth - can mobile billionaires and operators save humans - a keynote coordinated by the UN's ITU IN GENEVA
2 sept 9 charity in age of epidemic ---9th annual celebration of “International Day of Charity” by the UN General Assembly commemorating anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 “for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitute a threat to peace.” In this spirit, on September 9th, Rumi Forum and UNA-NCA would like to invite you to a virtual panel highlighting how individual and/or collective initiatives keep us connected.speakers Katherine Marshall, Executive Director, World Faiths Development Dialogue, Jerome Tennille, Manager, Marriott International. Kim R. Ford, President and CEO, Martha's Table
1 sept 25 the new york school of arts invites the world of artists to join in celebrating how they cheer up communities and the world through thick and thin


  1. Subject: coming at un75- only a revolution in universities can sustain us now
    refer - SDG Academy

    it turns out that the un has been playing a 2 part game on ending universities as normal
    part 1 july - july's game - related reference what if mandela, abed and gandhi alumni started up a university

    part 2 coming soon at the 36 hour zoom sept 20/2 christina is participating at
    Register intl conf sustainability development

    Registration for ICSD 2020 is open! Registration is completely free for all.

    The deadline to register is September 16th, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT.

    the most revolutionary debate on education the un or anyone has ever staged?
    Plenary 1, University Leadership for the Decade of Action sept20 11pm The session will showcase innovative approaches that universities in the Asia/Pacific region are implementing to increase their societal value and impact on the SDGs, as well as the challenges and opportunities to accelerate these actions and make them part of a new “business-as-usual” for universities. The session is partially in response to the challenge made by President Mike Crowe of Arizona State University at a recent event of the UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative, that universities need to change the way they operate and be more connected to the community to have real impact.Speakers:
    John Thwaites, Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (Moderator)
    Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University -founder member soros coalition open sustainability university networking, ?backer intel's craig barrett
    Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor, University of Auckland
    Kit Poon, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

    Parallel 1A: Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change AND Sustainable Land Use Planning1B: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Educate for Sustainable Development
    Plenary 5, Pathways for Progress in Climate Change Education in the US sept21 16.00-17.00This panel will reflect on the treatment of Climate Change Education in the U.S. Education system. It will look at both non-formal and formal pathways to provide life-long learning opportunities to learners. The panel will provide a critical perspective on the educational gaps so far and will discuss the types of interventions needed to fill those gaps. More specifically, the panel will investigate how do children learn about the environment? What kind of support can the education systems (formal and non-formal) provide to strengthen student learning? Finally, the panel will discuss, how can communities and informal networks contribute towards climate change education? The panel will look at key education policies in the U.S. context and suggest concrete ways in which Climate Change Education can be made more effective in imparting knowledge as well as changing behaviors.
    Radhika Iyengar (Moderator), Education Sector Director, Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
    Christina Kwauk (Moderator), Fellow, Center for Universal Education, the Brookings Institution
    Karen Cowe, CEO, Ten Strands
    Shakira Provasoli, K–5 environmental science teacher, New York City PS 333
    Iveta Silova, Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education, Arizona State University

  2. oin us online this Tuesday, September 15.
    Since this is the Next Generation of the ACBP, we really want to hear from youth!

    This Tuesday, September 15, the World Bank will launch his Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which will guide the Bank’s work on climate in Africa for the next six years, from 2021–26 and which sets out a blueprint to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes.
    This includes new investments expected to reach at least $22.5 billion by 2025, with at least half earmarked for adaptation and resilience.

    There report covers a range of development topics, including food security, clean energy, green and resilient cities, environmental stability, and climate shocks.

    We will have the lead author of the report, Kanta Kumari Riguad, as well as Tom, O’Brien, Advisor in Africa, Simeon Ehui, Regional Director for Sustainable Development and Sudeshna Banerjee, Practice Manager for Energy and Extractives Global Practice, on the call to answer questions.

    Join the call tomorrow and Please invite your contacts to join the call.
    We are targeting journalists and youth across Africa— and would like to have a diverse set of voices.

    WHO: Simeon Ehui, Regional Director for Sustainable Development, West and Central Africa
    Sudeshna Banerjee, Practice Manager for Energy and Extractives Global Practice
    Tom O’Brien, Advisor, East and Southern Africa
    Kanta Kumari Rigaud, Lead Author and Environment Specialist

    DATE: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

    TIME: 9:00 a.m. EST

    CALL-IN DETAILS: Within the US and Canada: 1-877-918-6320
    From outside the U.S. or Canada: 1-517-308-9475
    Participant passcode: 4666132

    Join Zoom Meeting:
    Meeting ID: 990 9603 8130 Passcode: Qb0uxA

    Join the discussion

  3. SIC Annual Conference
    Date & Time:
    September 16
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm EDT
    Data & Tech
    Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition
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    Join Entrepreneurs, foundations, NGOs, corporates, and impact-driven organizations for a day at the crossroads of Impact and Blockchain.

    About this Event
    Confirmed speakers include

    Camila Russo, The Defiant
    Yorke Rhodes, Microsoft
    Houman Haddad, World Food Program
    Vance Spencer, Framework
    Karen Bhatia, NYCEDC Center for Urban Innovation
    Michael Anderson, Framework
    Tyler Mulvihill , Treum
    Yaniv Tal, The Graph
    Sheila Warren, World Economic Forum
    Tegan Kline, The Graph
    Priyanka Desai, OpenLaw
    Stela Mocan, World Bank
    Genevieve Leveille, Agriledger
    Niran Babalola, Panvala
    Elena Giralt, ECC
    Ermia Saharkhiz, Treejer
    Dennison Bertram, DappHero
    Will Ruddick, Grassroots Economics
    Andre Serrano,Electric Coin Company
    City of Austin
    And many more to come!

    All proceeds are donated to BSIC a Non for profit to uphold Equity, Ethics and SDGs in Blockchain development

    This year topics will include:

    Ethics in Blockchain
    Digital Basic Human Rights
    Gender/Racism Gap in Blockchain
    Sustainability in Supply Chains/ workers rights
    Privacy Tools and Government Surveillance
    Access to Voting
    Government Corruption and Blockchain
    Financial Inclusion
    Climate/ESG investments
    Future of Work/ UBI
    Daos: Diversity and governance
    Full agenda to be published

  4. Designing a Roadmap to
    The Future We Want, The UN We Need
    Dear colleague:

    UN75 Global Governance Forum.
    Opening Plenary – 9:00am - 10:30am (New York)
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    Translation Link
    Welcome Remarks
    Maryam Nemazee, Al Jazeera Newshour Anchor, Opening Plenary Moderator

    Opening Comments
    “Where We’ve Been, What We Hope to Accomplish” by Maureen Connolly, Forum Director

    Statement of Appreciation
    Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly, UNGA 74 and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations

    Brief Presentation
    Cristina Petcu, Research Associate, The Stimson Center
    Roadmap for the Future We Want & UN We Need: A Vision 20/20 for UN75 & Beyond

    Opening Panel
    "The Future We Want, The United Nations We Need"
    Ban Ki-Moon, Eighth UN Secretary-General, Deputy Chair of The Elders, and President & Chair, Global Green Growth Institute
    Aya Chebbi, African Union Envoy on Youth
    Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly (UNGA 74th Session) and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations
    Gro Harlem Brundtland, Co-Chair, Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, Member of The Elders, and former Director-General of the World Health Organization and Prime Minister of Norway
    Q&A with Global Audience
    Led by Maryam Nemazee
    Concurrent Sessions – 10:30am - 12:00pm (New York)
    Post-COVID Recovery and the Future of Global Economic and Social Governance
    Laura Chinchilla, Vice-President of the Club de Madrid and former President of Costa Rica
    Jose Antonio Ocampo, Former UN Undersecretary-General for Economic & Social Affairs
    Maria João Rodrigues, President of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies, Member of the European Parliament, and former Portuguese Minister of Employment
    Michael Møller, 12th Director-General of the United Nations in Geneva and Kofi Annan Foundation Board Member
    Moderator: Augusto Lopez-Claros, Chair of the Global Governance Forum and former senior IMF & World Bank official

    Rethinking the World’s System of Collective Security 75 Years After San Francisco
    Juan Manuel Santos, Nobel Peace Laureate and former President of Colombia
    Danilo Türk, Former President of Slovenia, President of Club de Madrid
    Adela Raz, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations
    Lise Howard, Professor of International Relations, Georgetown University, and Chair, Academic Council on the UN System
    Gizem Kilinç, Leading Coordinator, United Network of Young Peacebuilders
    Moderator: Rachel Bronson, President & CEO of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

    Reimagining the Global Human Rights and Humanitarian Architecture
    Hina Jilani, President of the World Organization Against Torture and Member of The Elders
    Olof Skoog, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations
    Cindy Huang, Vice-President of Strategic Outreach, Refugees International
    Michael Yiqiang Liu, Founder and Executive-Director, Chinese Initiative on International Law
    Moderator: Natalie Samarasinghe, Chief of Strategy in the Office of the Special Adviser on the Preparations for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary


  5. Climate Governance: The Paris Agreement and Beyond
    Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, Chair of The Elders
    Wanjira Mathai, Vice President and Regional Director for Africa of the World Resources Institute
    Lloyd Axworthy, former Foreign Minister of Canada and Chair, World Refugee Council
    Adriana Abdenur, Co-Founder of CIPO and Member of the UN’s Committee on Development Policy
    Arunabha Ghosh, Founder and CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water
    Moderator: Magnus Jiborn, Senior Researcher at Global Challenges Foundation and Maja Groff, Convener, Climate Governance Commission and Visiting Professor at Leiden University

    Concurrent Dialogues – 12:00pm - 1:30pm (New York)
    A Global Civic Ethic, Countering Rising Nationalism, and The Future of Global Governance
    Lysa John, Secretary-General of CIVICUS
    Lolwah Al-Khater, Executive-Director of the Doha Forum
    Saphira Rameshfar, Representative, United Nations New York, Baha’i International Community
    Thomas Weiss, Presidential Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center, former President of the International Studies Association, and former Chair and Executive-Director of the Academic Council on the UN System
    Moderator: Richard Ponzio, Director and Senior Fellow, Just Security 2020 Program, The Stimson Center

    The Future of Philanthropy in Global Governance
    Jens Orback, Executive Director, The Global Challenges Foundation
    Marcel Arsenault, Founder, One Earth Future Foundation
    Sandra Breka, Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch Stiftung
    James Goldston, Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations
    Moderator: Maria Kisumbi, Senior Adviser, Policy & Government Relations, Humanity United and former Coordinator of Law and Advocacy
    Technology, Financing and Global Governance Partnerships for Good Global Citizenship
    Paul Monaghan, CEO Fair Tax Mark
    Yu Ping Chan, Senior Programme Officer/Team Leader, Digital Cooperation, United Nations
    Ambassador Henri Verdier, French Ambassador for Digital Affairs
    Jack Dangermond, Founder and President, ESRI
    Rajiv Joshi, Founder of Bridging Ventures and Executive-in-Residence at Oxford Saïd Business School
    Ursula Wynhoven, United Nations Representative, International Telecommunications Union
    Henri Verdier, French Ambassador for Digital Affairs
    Moderator: Sue Allchurch, Chief, Outreach & Engagement, the United Nations Global Compact

    American leadership in advancing the sustainable development goals
    A joint Brookings-UN Foundation event

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    Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020 1:00 PM
    2:30 PM EDT
    Online only
    Join the conversation on Twitter using #USAforSDGs
    The devastating health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed and exacerbated stark inequalities and vulnerabilities in the United States. At the same time, protests sparked by the tragic killing of George Floyd have put the spotlight on America’s long history of racial injustice. The commitment to equity, justice, and environmental preservation reflected in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) is more critical today than ever, a foundation to respond to these crises and to build a future that leaves no one behind. Building off a successful first gathering last year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, this event will showcase local innovation, leadership, actions, and commitments from all parts of the American society, including cities, businesses, universities, philanthropy, and youth activists. Their leadership is crucial to a recovery that advances equity and sustainability here at home, and provides a fundamental basis for U.S. credibility and leadership abroad on the defining issues of our day.

    On Wednesday, September 16, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT, the Brookings Institution and the UN Foundation will cohost a high-level virtual event to showcase the power of the SDGs in the United States.

    Viewers can submit questions by emailing or via Twitter using #USAforSDGs.

    John Allen
    John R. Allen
    President, The Brookings Institution
    Spotlight 1
    Fatimata Cham
    Fatimata Cham
    Youth Poet and Activist

    Anthony F. Pipa
    Senior Fellow - Global Economy and Development
    Eric Garcetti
    Hon. Eric Garcetti
    Mayor - Los Angeles
    Panel: Engines of action for the SDGs
    Penny Abeywardena
    Penny Abeywardena
    Commissioner for International Affairs - Mayor's Office, City of New York
    Rose Stuckey Kirk
    Rose Stuckey Kirk
    Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer - VerizonPresident - Verizon Foundation
    Majestic Lane
    Majestic Lane
    Chief Equity Officer - City of Pittsburgh
    Yvette E. Pearson
    Dr. Yvette E. Pearson
    Associate Dean for Accreditation, Assessment, and Strategic Initiatives; George R. Brown School of Engineering - Rice University
    Kathleen McLaughlin
    Kathleen McLaughlin
    President - Walmart FoundationExecutive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer - Walmart, Inc.
    Spotlight 2: Launch of CMU's Voluntary University Review
    James H. Garrett Jr.
    James H. Garrett Jr.
    Provost and Chief Academic Officer - Carnegie Mellon University
    Launch of Hawaii's statewide review of the SDGs & looking forward
    Elizabeth Cousens
    Amb. Elizabeth Cousens
    President and CEO - UN Foundation
    David Y. Ige
    Gov. David Y. Ige
    Governor - Hawaii
    Brian Schatz
    Sen. Brian Schatz
    Senator - Hawaii
    Spotlight 3
    Dustin Liu
    Dustin Liu
    UNA-USA Youth Observer to the UN
    Wrap up
    Kaysie Brown
    Vice President for Policy and Strategic Initiatives - UN Foundation

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