Discover how youth can accelerate the SDGs – wherever you are in the world.

The 26th Youth Assembly Virtual is a unique platform for young people and experts from around the world to connect, engage, and learn from one another on how to regain the momentum of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 after the COVID-19 crisis.

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Accelerate! Youth for SDGs 2030

July 8, 15, 22 (Pre-conference Sessions) • August 7–9 (Conference)

With only 10 years left, urgent action is needed by all sectors of society to expedite progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted the world as we know it and has rendered action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) even more urgent. Young people – through their ingenuity, energy, open-mindedness, and entrepreneurship – are in a unique position to bridge the gap between the SDGs and advancing the remaining work needed to achieve them.

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Full Schedule

The 26th Youth Assembly Keynote Speakers


Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Fabrizio Hochschild

Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, United Nations 75th Anniversary

Dr. Jody Olsen

Director at Peace Corps

Jamie Metzl

Founder and Chair, OneShared.World

Participating Organizations

The 26th Youth Assembly Virtual provided access to:

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