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[UN SDG Action Awards] - Calling on SDG advocacy change makers from across the globe for the UN SDG Action Awards

Calling on SDG advocacy change makers from across the globe for the UN SDG Action Awards. 

The UN SDG Action Campaign will recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, or private sector leaders from across the globe for the most innovative, impactful and transformative initiatives building a global movement of action for the SDGs, in the second edition of the UN SDG Action Awards

Covering seven categories, and a People’s Choice Award, the UN SDG Action Awards aim to identify the top SDG advocacy changemakers in every corner of the earth: Mobilizers, Storytellers, Campaigners, Connectors, Visualizers, Includers, Creatives from across the globe are encouraged to apply until 30 January 2019.

The winners will be announced at a special Awards Ceremony held at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany (2-4 May 2019), and their initiatives and projects will serve as an inspiration and role model to the growing global community of SDG leaders, decision-makers and influencers. 

“This Award recognizes all our hard work and it creates the opportunity to share what we are doing with the rest of the world. This is a great platform we can use to reach and inspire more young people around the world” says Asham Perera, Roads to Rights, People’s Choice Award 2017 

To discover past winners and how to apply go to: https://www.sdgactionawards.org

For more information: 
SDG Awards Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkZFLfUOojU
Media Package: https://trello.com/b/PXi0v4a2/sdgglobalfest-2019 
Follow #SDGAwards and @SDGAction

Contact: Marta Rojas, UN SDG Action Campaign Communications Lead -     

The UN SDG Action Campaign is an inter-agency special initiative of the UN Secretary-General to scale up, broaden, and sustain the global movement to take action for the SDGs. The Action Campaign aims to mobilize and inspire individuals and organizations to take action and join the global movement for the SDGs, whilst connecting people’s actions and perceptions with decision makers in SDG planning and review processes at all levels.

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Richard Huggard