The Urban Innovation Challenge: Citypreneurs is a young SDGs start-up competition in Seoul for prospective entrepreneurs from around the world interested in solving urban issues in Seoul and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). WFUNA will co-host the challenge with UN ESCAP, UNDP, WeGO, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul Digital Foundation. Learn more about last year's winners here.
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018
New York, NY – On May 22, 2018 the 16+ Forum hosted a side-event on the occasion of the 2018 ECOSOC Special Meeting, Inclusion in Process and Policy: Civil Society Participation and Partnership in Advancing SDG 16+, featuring the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, Georgia, and Timor-Leste.
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018
In advance of the ECOSOC Special Meeting on 23 May, WFUNA's 16 Plus Forum, in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Czech Republic, Georgia, and Timor-Leste organized an event "Inclusion in Process & Policy: Civil Society Participation & Partnership in Advancing SDG 16+" on May 22 at UN Headquarters in New York. The event brought together over 60 member states and civil society representatives focused on the critical role of civil society in SDG 16+.
On March 27, 2017, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) co-hosted "What Makes a Successful Civil Society Project?" in partnership with the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). The event was an opportunity for civil society representatives to hear from UNDEF representatives about the lessons they've learned from over 10 years of project funding and evaluation experience.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
Tbilisi, Georgia - From October 30 to November 2, 2017, 150 representatives from twenty-five countries gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia, for the inaugural 16+ Forum Annual Showcase “From Words to Action: Implementing SDG 16+ at the local and national level.” The Forum discussed best policy and practices for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a specific focus on SDG16 – Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies.