The UNGA sign inside the visitor's lobby at U.N. headquarters in New York. Photo by: Manuel Elias / U.N.

The annual gathering of heads of state, thought leaders, civil society members, development professionals, and other industry personalities in New York kicks off today for the United Nations General Assembly and other meetings. To help you navigate this hectic week, here’s a list of events taking place during UNGA 2019.

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We will continue to update this page, so keep checking back for more information. If you know of other important events in New York that are not included in this list, let us know by emailing news@devex.com. And remember, many events are invitation only or require prior registration. Check event details beforehand to plan accordingly.

74th Session of the UN General Assembly
Sept. 17-30

Global Goals Week
Sept. 21-30

Social Good Summit
Sept. 22

2019 Concordia Annual Summit
Sept. 22-24

UN Global Compact Leaders Week 2019
Sept. 23-26

Private Sector Forum 2019
Sept. 23

Climate Action Summit
Sept. 23

UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage
Sept. 23

WEF Sustainable Development Impact Summit
Sept. 23-24

WHO Consultation Meeting on the Composition of Influenza Virus Vaccines for Use in the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Season
Sept. 23-26

Climate Week NYC
Sept. 23-29

Goalkeepers 2019
Sept. 24-25

International Conference on Sustainable Development 2019
Sept. 24-25

Bloomberg Global Business Forum
Sept. 25

Devex-hosted events

UHC Pavilion. On Sept. 24, we’re hosting a full day of UHC programming — six events covering everything from new models for health financing to the future of the health workforce to vision. Hear from global health leaders including Ethiopian Health Minister Dr. Amir Aman Hagos, Women Deliver CEO Katja Iversen, and Global Fund CEO Peter Sands. RSVP to UHC Pavilion or join our livestream.

Outcomes-based financing. On Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. ET, we’re welcoming experts from UNICEF, the UBS Optimus Foundation, and more for a conversation about the SDGs and the future of outcomes-based financing. RSVP to Investing in SDGs or join our livestream.

Health partnerships. On Sept. 25 at 12:30 p.m. ET, we’ll be exploring the future of health partnerships to meet the SDGs. With just 10 years left to meet the SDGs lofty targets, leaders from Save the Children, GSK, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gavi will convene for an action-oriented conversation about strengthening and leveraging health partnerships. RSVP to health partnerships for 2030 or join our livestream.

Inside #UNGA74 — a conference call with journalists. Want to know what’s going on behind the scenes of this year’s UNGA? On Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. EDT, our Devex Pro subscribers can join a conference call with journalists Amy Lieberman and Adva Saldinger — hosted by Managing Editor Deborah Charles — for a look behind the scenes. You can send us your questions in advance or ask in real-time during the call. RSVP to Inside UNGA. And if you’re not a Pro subscriber yet, you can sign up for a 15-day free trial here.

CREATE2030: Read of the “Artist Declaration for Climate”
TBA

6 a.m.
The Economist Experiential: The Known Unknowns of Plastic Pollution
TBA

7 a.m.
Managing Climate Risks Breakfast Briefing
The Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Ave.

7:30 a.m.
2nd Annual Climate and ESG Asset Owner Summit
CFA Society New York, 1540 Broadway

C3 US-Arab Healthcare & Business Summit
The Union League Club, 38 East 37th St.

8 a.m.
Unfolding the Tools that will Accelerate the Energy Transition - A High-Level Breakfast Debate
Denmark House, Chrysler Building East, 666 Third Ave.

UHC and Health Services for Displaced Populations
Conference Room 12, UN Building, 405 East 42nd St

8:30 a.m.
Sense & Sustainability® Salon
TBA

Creating Value in a Climate Emergency
IFAC, 529 Fifth Ave.

Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony
*By invitation only

EU-UNICEF High Level Event: #TheRealChallenge - Looking back & aiming forward on Child Rights
UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza

9 a.m.
French Chefs for the Planet
934 5th Ave.

UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage
United Nations Secretariat Building, East 42nd St.

9:30 a.m.
Business Fights Poverty NYC 2019
Credit Suisse, 11 Madison Ave.

10 a.m.
Contracts for Data Collaboration Workshop
Infosys at One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St.

4:00 p.m.
Achieving UHC: A Sustainable Future for Africa
Essex House

5:30 p.m.
Social Innovation Summit @ UNGA 2019
TBA

6:30 p.m.
Gender Equality: from the Biarritz Partnership To the Beijing+25 Generation Equality Forum
U.N. Headquarters

7:30 a.m.
Breakfast Meeting: Business Response to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Linklaters, 1345 Avenue of the Americas

Carbon Removal Technology: A Must-Have for the Climate
Canadian Consulate, 466 Lexington Ave.

Filling the Gap: Successful Models to Ensure Community-Led, Evidence-Based UHC for All
Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd St.

Breaking barriers: Enabling gender-responsive and equitable health systems to reach Universal Health Coverage
Maxwell Hotel, 541 Lexington Ave.

8 a.m.
The Role of Philanthropy in Promoting Sustainable Land-Use
*By invitation only

Transforming Hemp to Healthcare and CBD to Commerce
The Union League Club, 38 E 37th St. (SW corner of Park Ave. and 37th St.)

Launch of Financing Common Goods for Health
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave.

Social Innovation Summit VIP Breakfast: The Future of Work
TBA

From 2011 to 2019: Global NCD Progress for Children and Youth
The Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Ave.

Prayer Service: No Child Should Be Left Behind by the SDGs
Church Center of the UN, 777 United Nations Plaza (44th St.)

8:15 a.m.
Funding the Future 2.0: The Next Frontier for Financing Models in Health
Convene, 605 Third Ave.

Talking Activism with Lemonade: Combating Climate Change
5 Crosby St.

Exploring Solutions for Multi-Morbidities Prevention and Control
American Heart Association, 10 East 40th St.

9 a.m.
People's Assembly
934 5th Ave.

How to Build a Sustainable City: Film Screening and Discussion
101 Park Ave.

CEO Roundtable on Accountability and the SDGs
466 Lexington Ave.

Delivering on Goal 16: A Legal Working Group
Thomson Reuters Building, 3 Times Square

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) (Day 1 of 2)
Columbia University Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive

9:30 a.m.
Sustainable Development Impact Summit 3rd Edition (SDGs and Sustainable Development) (Day 2 of 2)
Convene, 730 Third Ave.

9:45 a.m.
Climate Week Hub
*By invitation only

11 a.m.
People's Assembly 2019
Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

11:30 a.m.
The Lion's Share: Harnessing Advertising for Good
UNHQ, Conference Room 1

12:00 p.m.
Interactive Workshop: Are you Managing all your Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) related Risks?
EY Wavespace, 218 W 18th St.

2 p.m.
We The Future
*By invitation only

2:30 p.m.
AI for the SDGs
Convene, 605 Third Ave.

3 p.m.
‘Women Count Data Hub' goes Live
Lightbox, 248 West 37th St.

Interactive Data Lab
Lightbox, 248 West 37th St.

4 p.m.
Climate of Opportunity: Innovation and Urgency in Climate Action
330 5th Ave.

6 p.m.
Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards
*By invitation only

6:30 p.m.
WBCSD CEO Networking Dinner
One United Nations Plaza

8:00 p.m.
Nightlife For Good: Sustainability in Arts, Culture, and Hospitality
SAP Next-Gen, 10 Hudson Yards

7:15 a.m.
Data for Now: Accelerating SDG progress through timely data
Ford Family Auditorium, Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, 320 E 43rd St.

7:30 a.m.
Bloomberg Global Business Forum
*By invitation only

CEO Breakfast: Disruption Impacting Your Business Within 10 Years
557 Lexington Ave.

8 a.m.
Goalkeepers 2019
*By invitation only

Sustainable Investment Forum 2019 - North America
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway

Launch of the Global Hub on the Governance for the SDGs
U.N. Headquarters

Achieving Net Zero Embodied Carbon
Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Ave.

Heroines of Health Breakfast Reception
Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, 320 E 43rd St.

8:30 a.m.
Innovating Solutions to Meet the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
Blender Workspace, 135 Madison Ave

Nigeria Higher Education Forum
Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th St.

10 a.m.
GGWCup NYC Finals
SAP Next-Gen, Hudson Yards

SDG Business Forum
UNHQ

10:30 a.m.
Climate Week Hub
*By invitation only

3:00 p.m.
Champions for Generation Equality
ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ

Executive Roundtable: Building an Inclusive and Empowering Future of Work
525 Lexington Avenue At, E 49th St.

6:00 p.m.
Countering Impunity to End Trafficking in Persons
City Bar Justice Centre, 42 West 44th St.

We Are (All) Still In: Stepping Up Climate Action Across the Atlantic: A business, city & subnational actor reception
Facebook Offices, 770 Broadway Astor Place

6:30 p.m.
Women, Peace and Security: Towards Full Participation
Conference Room 11, UNHQ

7 a.m.
High-level CEO Rountable on Corporate SDG Finance & Investment
UNHQ

7:30 a.m.
Making NY an Offshore Wind Hub - Climate Week NYC
Project Farmhouse, 76 East 13th St.

8 a.m
Liberia Business and Investment Forum 2019
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway

High Level Dialogue on De-Risking and Correspondent Banking
Convene, 530 Fifth Ave.

Dine With Purpose: Adjusting Food Systems to a Changing Climate
SAP Next-Gen, 10 Hudson Yards

1,460 Days Left: Countdown to 2023 – towards the mid-point of SDGs
Delegates Dining Room, UN Conference Building

BuildingEnergy NYC 2019
Convene Old Slip Conference Center

Climate Change: Investor’s Perspective
TBA

8:30 a.m.
Creating a United Business Voice to Help Reverse the Loss of Nature
350 Madison Ave.

Vital Talks - Putting Money to Work to Prevent NCDs
Meet in Place, 675 3rd Avenue

Stepping up the game: embracing a climate risk mindset
EY, 218 West 18th St.

Climate Strong Islands Dialogue
TBA

Charter Signing and Launch of UNICEF-IsDB Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children
455 Madison Ave.

Climate Week Briefing 2019
Moody's HQ

9 a.m.
Delivering on UHC - From the Guidelines to the Front Lines
Convene, 605 Third Ave.

UN High-level Event on Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
UNHQ, 405 E 42nd St.

The Climate Strong Islands Dialogue: How Islands Can Lead the Way to A New Climate Economy
Governors Island

Technical Meetings of Uniting Efforts for Innovation, Access and Delivery
TBA

10 a.m.
3rd NYC Green School Conference 2019
601 W 26th St #325

74th UNGA High-Level Side Event on Social Business, Youth and Technology
Conference Room 12 , UNHQ

High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
United Nations Secretariat Building, East 42nd St.

The Forgotten Majority: Garnering global attention,support, and protection for IDPs
Church Center for the UN, 777 UN Plaza (2nd Floor Conference Room)

11 a.m.
Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer 2030, Report Launch Hosted by GeSI & ICC
Convene, 530 Fifth Ave.

2 p.m.
ICC Trade and Climate Consultation: Feasibility and Advisability of a Climate Waiver
140 East 45th St.

2:30 p.m.
Second Meeting of the Global Humanitarian Action Executive Council
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

7:30 a.m.
Role of Digital Solutions to Health Inequities in Low Income Countries
Westin New York Grand Central, 212 E 42nd St.

8 a.m.
WBF Technology Conference · New York 2019 & World Blockchain Awards
The Altman Building, 135 West 18th St.

Good Servant, Poor Master: Capturing the Promise and Managing the Risk of Financial Technology for a Sustainable World
South Dining Room, UN Headquarters, 405 East 42nd St.

8:30 a.m.
Business Call to Action 9th Annual Forum
Japan Society, 333 E 47th St.

Breakfast: Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030
1221 Avenue of the Americas New York

9 a.m.
Activating Local Solutions to Global Climate Targets
466 Lexington Ave.

The Climate Crisis, Global Land Use, and Human Rights
Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, 320 East 43rd St.

The Africa Forum New York 2019: Charting Africa towards a Sustainable and Digital Future
Upper Story by Charlie Palmer, 979 3rd Ave.

Africa’s Climate Innovators: Drivers of Inclusive Green Growth
Grand Central Tech @ Company, 335 Madison Ave.

9th Business Call to Action Annual Forum
Japan Society, 333 E 47th St.

Climate Week NYC 2019: Africa's Climate Innovators: Drivers of Inclusive Green Growth
Grand Central Tech @ Company, 335 Madison Ave.

9:30 a.m.
Second Annual NYC Green Roof Researchers Alliance Conference
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave.

10 a.m.
Bringing Labor and Climate Justice Movements Together for a Sustainable Future
246 Greene St.

12 p.m.
Marketplace of the Future 2019
Starrett-Lehigh Building, 601 West 26th St.

Stop Food Waste – NYC Teaching Market
NY Common Pantry, Toast Ale, Brooklyn Grange & Others

Higher Education Sustainability Initiative Network Lunch
SAP Next-Gen, 10 Hudson Yards

1 p.m.
Climate Emergency: Capitalism’s Failure
New York University, Kimball Hall, 1st Floor, 246 Greene St.

High-level Midterm Review of the SAMOA Pathway
UNHQ, 405 E 42nd St.

1:15 p.m.
Unlocking Potential: Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking
UNHQ, Conference Room 1

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