GPE's engagement at UNGA 2023
UNGA 2023

In September, leaders from around the world will convene for the 78th United Nations General Assembly.

This annual gathering features hundreds of events throughout September where world leaders discuss some of the biggest global challenges – from public health to climate change to human rights – and drive progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for a more equitable global future.

The conference presents a strategic opportunity for GPE to leverage this global convening to advance its priorities.

GPE will organize or participate in the following events.

All times are New York City's local time.

Saturday, September 16

Unlocking the Next Generation of Changemakers

  • Time: 11:15 - 12:45
  • Location: UNHQ
  • Organizers: GPE, UNF, Unlock Coalition

Sunday, September 17

High Impact Initiative on Transforming Education at SDG Action Weekend

  • Time: 10:00
  • Location: UNHQ, Room TBC
  • Organizers: UN DSG

Monday, September 18

Climate, Gender and Education: Intersections

  • Time: 09:30 – 11:30
  • Location: Population Council Office
  • Organizers: PopCouncil, Girl Rising, Brookings CUE, GPE

Investing in Education Systems for Sustainable Development and Children’s Wellbeing

  • Time: 15:30 – 17:00
  • Location: UNHQ CR11
  • Organizers: RFF, Kenya, Switzerland, UNICEF, GPE

Tuesday, September 19

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Breakfast Roundtable

  • Time: 08:00
  • Location: 575 5th Avenue, 32nd Floor
  • Organizers: GenU, UNICEF, UNDP

Human Capital Africa

  • Time: 13:00
  • Location: Harvard Club in New York
  • Organizers: Human Capital Africa

Wednesday, September 20

Shaping the Future: What is Education Systems Transformation and How Do We Actually Achieve It?

  • Time: 08:00 - 09:30
  • Location: Goals House, Tavern on the Green, West 67th St, New York, NY 10023
  • Organizers: GPE, Brookings CUE, and the Cambridge Partnership for Education

High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development

  • Time: 10:45 - 12:00
  • Location: Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ
  • Organizers: UN PGA

Thursday, September 21

Reimagining the Future: Centering Education, Gender, and Climate for a Sustainable World

  • Time: 09:00 - 11:30
  • Location: Population Council Office
  • Organizers: Population Council, Girl Rising, Brookings CUE, GPE, EGER

UNGA 2023
Event type: Conferences
Governance, SDG 4