We would like to thank every single person and organization that made the success of the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development possible!

A huge thanks to all our partners, speakers, exhibitors and supporters for their time, effort and support – together we have this important moment firmly embedded in the calendar of all SDG stakeholders year on year.

The Festival was supported by

Host: UN SDG Action Campaign

Organizing partner: Engagement Global

Host City partner: City of Bonn

The festival was made possible by the UNDP Global Platform

Action Partners

Film Festival Contributors

Media Partners

Plenary Speakers


UN SDG Action Awards Finalists

UN SDG Action Awards Judging Panel and Presenters of Awards

Schools that participated in the World’s Largest Lesson: Bonn activation

Honorable mentions

Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations (video message)

Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Former Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Government of Germany

Ambassador Mobolaji Sakirat Ogundero, Deputy Head of Mission at the Nigerian Embassy in Berlin

H.E. Imitaz Ahmed, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Federal Republic of Germany

Special Contributors

UNFCCC for supporting communications outreach, supporting the Festival comms team on-site, providing registration services and event security.

The UN Bonn Common Information Unit and UNRIC for supporting the media outreach

The News and Media Division, UN TV and the Strategic Communications Division from the UN Department of Public Information for coverage, social media outreach, livestream and supporting on the SDG Studio.

Stadtwerke-Bonn and the Cologne-Bonn Airport for event publicity.

The amazing Festival volunteers

The creative & committed Story Scouters for supporting the comms team in capturing the festival stories.

All the participants who made the Festival an enriching experience, we hope to see you next year!

Festival MC

Nadira Hira

Musical Director

Jeremy Goddard



BEAT Global – Y? and Kaila Mullady

Pedro Greene, Tambores de Alma

Renata Faria




Neil Baynes


World Conference Center, Bonn


Broich Catering

The UN SDG Action Campaign Team