Welcome to New York #globaldev Week 2016

By Devex Editor 13 September 2016

The New York skyline with the United Nations headquarters on the left. Photo by: Naotake Murayama / CC BY

An eventful week awaits world leaders, civil society members, development professionals and other prominent personalities in the city that never sleeps. Aside from the standard lineup of major annual gatherings, the U.N. Summit for Refugees and Migrants and U.S. President Barack Obama's Leaders' Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis are also on everyone's calendar. To help you pick your way through the frenzy of events — from the 71st U.N. General Assembly to the Social Good Summit and other meetings in between — we have compiled them in a list.

We will continue to update this page, so keep checking back for more information. If you know of any other important events in New York this week that are not included, please let us know by emailing us to news@devex.com.

12 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Journalism and the Sustainable Development Goals
Riverview Room, One U.N. Millennium Hotel, 323 East 44th St.

3 p.m.
Opening of 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly
U.N. General Assembly

All day
IMPACT 2030 Inaugural Summit
United Nations Headquarters

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Summit (Day One)
New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Summit (Day Two)
New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas

9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. 
Hub Culture Hack: Climate, Identity, Finance (Day 1)
Rise New York, 43 West 23rd Street

All day
Social Good Summit
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave

Hub Culture Hack: Climate, Identity, Finance (Day 2)
Rise New York, 43 West 23rd Street

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Shaping Accountability for Success: Achieving the Global Strategy and the SDGs
The Westin Grand Central

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Implementing the New Urban Agenda and the SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Conference Room 8, United Nations Headquarters

All day
United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants
United Nations headquarters

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting (Day 1) 
Sheraton Times Square, NYC

8 a.m. to 12.15 p.m.
Business Collaborating to Deliver the SDGs
153 East 53rd Street

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Concordia Summit (Day One)
Grand Hyatt

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The 1.5°C temperature limit – a better climate for growth, development and food security
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue

9.30 a.m. to 12.45 p.m.
Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony
The TimesCenter, New York Times Building, 242 West 41st Street

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
United Nations Private Sector Forum 2016
Delegates Dining Room, United Nations headquarters

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Global Health Emergency Architecture: Responding to Future Outbreaks
TBC

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Designing Cities for Rainy Days
The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

All day
Leaders’ Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis
United Nations General Assembly Hall

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting (Day Two) 
Sheraton Times Square, NYC

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Financing the Data Revolution: What Does it Take and Where Are we at?

8.30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Shadow Summit The US Response to Central American Refugees
6th Floor, Center for Migration Studies, 307 East 60th Street

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sustainable Investment Forum: Financing Innovation for Climate Action
The Westin

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Concordia Summit (Day 2)
Grand Hyatt

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Speak out for Dignity and Decent Work for Refugees and Migrants
Dag Hammarskjold Park, 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

10.30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
From Dollars to Deeds: Leading the Future of Global Health Financing
Princeton Club of New York

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Together for the 2030 Agenda: Partnering for Women, Children and Adolescents, to Thrive and Transform the World
CR3, United Nations Headquarters

12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Global NCD Strategy: Ensuring Equity for Adolescents
Harvard Club New York, 35 W 44th St.

6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
A Toast to Health Systems Heroes
Riverpark, 450 E 29th St.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Reimagining the World in 2030
Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway

All day
International Conference on Sustainable Development
Lerner Hall, Columbia University

Solutions Summit
United Nations Headquarters

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting (Day Three) 
Sheraton Times Square, NYC

7.45 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
Deliver for Good: Investments in Girls & Women to Achieve the SDGs
SUNY Global Center, 116 East 55th Street

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
UN Paris Climate Agreement: Toward Entry into Force
United Nations Headquarters

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Digital finance in emerging economies
Convene

8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Convergence: Philanthropy and the SDGs
Ford Foundation, 320 E 43rd St.

1.15 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Making Every Woman and Girl Count: A Public-Private Partnership to Close Gender Data Gaps for SDGs Monitoring and Accountability
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The SDGs and country implementation: Navigating between international needs and local realities
The Roosevelt Hotel, Sutton Suite – 2nd Floor

7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Global Refugee Crisis: Humanitarian Needs and International Policy
The Great Hall, Cooper Union, 7 E 7th St

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
High Level Event - Every Woman Every Child Everywhere
UNHQ South Dining Room

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Health as a Human Right!: Youth demand Information, Choice, and Action
Columbia University, Colombia Global Center, 91 Claremont Ave, Suite 529

4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Putting People First: Community-led Development
Inside Park at St. Bart's, 325 Park Avenue

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