Elevating education as a win-win for the SDGs

Elevating education as a win-win for the SDGs
19 September 2023 11:00 - 12:30 (EDT)
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At the 2023 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit, Club of Rome Co-President Sandrine Dixson-Déclève will speak in the panel “Elevating education as a win-win for SDGs”, which aims to explore priorities to boost ambition, investment, and progress action for education everywhere. As we reach the halftime mark of the SDGs, we must mobilise ambition, innovation, and a comprehensive approach to keep the promise of Goal 4.

If present trends continue, by 2030 some 84 million children will be out of school and 300 million more will lack the necessary skills in reading and mathematics.  New investments and commitments are needed to transform education. The session will bring youth voices to the front and centre, joining together with education advocates, world leaders, renowned athletes, civil society, and the private sector representatives.

More about the Halftime Talks at the SDG Pavillon

The UN Office for Partnerships is working with Project Everyone, a not-for-profit communications agency co-founded by SDG Advocate and the screenwriter Richard Curtis, in collaboration with artist Es Devlin, to create the SDG Pavilion, a unique convening space and art installation. The SDG Pavilion will host a series of Halftime Talks about mobilizing the world to keep the promise of the SDGs from 19-22 September as part of the SDG Summit.

Along with Sandrine Dixson-Déclève, speakers will include Egoitz Etxeandia Romero, STEAM Lead Consultant at Teach For All, Julieta Martinez Founder of Fundación Tremendas, and Mason Fong, 9th grade high school student, Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, Hawaii. The session will be moderated by Temilade Salami, Founder and Executive Director of EcoChampions, Nigeria.


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