We offered our participants dedicated ideation, upskilling, campaign activation and well-being workshops for a unique and personalized Festival experience. Whether you are a professional, a founder, a student, or looking to learn something new, the workshops have something for everyone.

  • Ideation Space
  • Activation Space
  • Upskilling Space
  • Japan Workshops

CO-CREATION & COMMUNITY WELLBEING WORKSHOPS

Day 1

THURSDAY

25th March

14:00 — 15:15 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: GETTING SMARTER TOGETHER

Join our Collective Intelligence co-creation studio to learn how to tap into the power of crowds and machines to get the world on a more sustainable path with @UNDPAccLabs

Host: UNDP Accelerator Labs

Speakers: GATHI HOROMBE, IEVGEN KYLYMNYK, MIRKO EBELSHAEUSER, PHAN HOANG LAN, SETH AKUMANI

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

15:30 — 16:00 . 30′

Time Bonn (CET)

COMMUNITY WELLBEING WORKSHOP: TURNING IT AROUND FROM WITHIN: MEDITATION AS A POWERFUL TOOL

Join us for a collective meditation with people from around the globe! It's open to everyone, no previous experience is needed. Let's impact the world together!

Host: RENATA FARIA

Speakers: CLARA POLINA VOGT, RENATA FARIA

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

16:15 — 17:30 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: The Local4Action HUBs: The power of local transformation through the SDGs

The Local4Action HUBs initiative by UCLG promotes spaces for collective knowledge incubation to foster transformation towards sustainability from local to global. Come to be part of the transformative power of local actions towards the SDGs.

Host: United Cities and Local Governments

Speakers: TBC

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

17:45 — 18:15 . 30′

Time Bonn (CET)

COMMUNITY WELLBEING WORKSHOP: SURVIVING A MENTAL HEALTH PANDEMIC – HOW TO GO THROUGH IT, NOT AROUND IT

Learn from philosophies of Mindfulness, Buddhist teachings, Positive Psychology and Individual Psychology to understand how you can apply mental wellbeing in your every day life, to get through what is being termed the 'mental health pandemic' of this moment

Host: Scarabaeus Sacer & The Mental Swing

Speakers: MAY KASSEM

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

18:30 — 19:45 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: ACCELERATE2030 - PARTNERSHIPS FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Join Accelerate2030 for the launch of its 4th Edition - featuring thought leaders and entrepreneurs sharing original and exciting content on the topic of circular economy!

Host: Impact Hub - Accelerate2030

Speakers: ANA BEATRIZ, ANDRÉ HOFFMANN, KATE RAWORTH, LJUPKA MITRINOVSKA, MUHAMMAD FAUZAL RIZKI, OLCAY SILAHI

Language: ENGLISH

Day 2

Friday

26th March

14:00 — 15:15 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: AN EXPANDED INNOVATION SPACE FOR CLIMATE ACTION

An Expanded Innovation Space for Climate Action will explore an idea of a human centric solution agenda for an equitable future with >10 billion citizens

Host: UNFCCC

Speakers: AMANDA EICHEL, ANA HIM, DENNIS PAMLIN, EL HADJI MBAYE DIAGNE, ELENA HABA, ELKE PFEIFFER, GONZALO MUÑOZ, ILUZKA BUSTAMANTE, JENNIE DONSON, KIRSTEN DUNLOP, MASSAMBA THIOYE, SALINA ABRAHAM, SMITA RAKESH, TAREQ EMTAIRAH, PATRICIA ESPINOSA

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

15:30 — 16:00 . 30′

Time Bonn (CET)

COMMUNITY WELLBEING SESSION: SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP THROUGH YOGA AND BREATHWORK

Join Art of Living yogi Swami Purnachaitanya to learn effective tools to find calm in the chaos. Become resilient, get focused, release anxiety and calm the mind with yoga and breathwork rooted in ancient vedic principles.

Host: ART OF LIVING

Speakers: SWAMI PURNACHAITANYA

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

16:15 — 17:30 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: PLAY FAIR! ACTIONING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

Music is amongst the world’s most powerful communication carriers. The panel shall inspire to leverage the music industry’s platforms, resources and creative talent for the advancement of the SDGs.

Host: KEYCHANGE, MUSIC INNOVATION HUB, SOUND DIPLOMACY

Speakers: ANNA ZO, JONATHAN HERZFELD, RAGNAR BERTHLING, RUTH DANIEL, SHAIN SHAPIRO, MAIMOUNA DEMBELE

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

17:45 — 18:00 . 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

COMMUNITY WELLBEING WORKSHOP: REIMAGINING THE FUTURE OF PARTICIPATION AND INCLUSION

Join Fiona Pelham, the CEO of Positive Impact, for an interactive session on the power of ‘feminine’ traits in inclusivity, the challenges of Covid-19 and the compelling future of participation and interaction.

Host: POSITIVE IMPACT

Speakers: FIONA PELHAM

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

18:15 — 19:30 . 1h 15′

Time Bonn (CET)

CO-CREATION WORKSHOP: CREATING IMMERSIVE MEDIA TO INSPIRE POSITIVE ACTION FOR THE GOALS WITH MY WORLD 360°

Go behind-the-scenes with MY World 360˚ creators to learn how they make an impact with immersive media and how you can create compelling immersive media of your own.

Host: DIGITAL PROMISE

Speakers: ELYSE GAINOR, LISA JOBSON, BRIAN AFANDE, JEN BAGELMAN, JOSEPHINE GITOME, JUAN PABLO URGILÉS, PEDRO AMARAL REIS, EDUARDO BOHN, TADEU JUNGLE, CLAUDIA MOREIRA, JULIA SCHMIDT, JUAN MANUEL PEÑA, NICOLAS GARBARZ, ESMERALDA ESTRADA, ABIGAIL ROSCIGLIONE, CLAUDIA MOREIRA

Language: ENGLISH

Campaign Activation Workshops

Day 1

THURSDAY

25th March

14:00 — 15:00 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: WOMEN AT THE FRONTLINE OF REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE

This workshop will bring together women working in the security and gender equality sectors. The workshop will spotlight women leading change to reduce gun and gender-based violence and highlight the linkage between small arms and violence against women.

Host: PATHFINDERS FOR PEACEFUL, JUST AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

Speakers: JOSEPHINE ALABI, LIV TØRRES, MAGDA COSS, SANJA SUMONJA

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

15:15 — 16:15 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: HOW CAN WE CRACK THE CRISES OF COVID, CLIMATE AND INJUSTICE IN 2021? A ‘SUPER YEAR’ OF ACTION

Join us to share ideas with campaigners around the world on how to crack the crises of covid, climate and injustice; and deliver on the Decade of Action!

Host: ACTION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, PROJECT EVERYONE

Speakers: ALICE MACDONALD, ANNIE NAMALA, FATOU JENG, OLI HENMAN, PETE MOOREY, ROSARIO DIAZ GARAVITO

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

16:30 — 17:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: MAKING THE 2030 AGENDA ACCOUNTABLE: WHAT IS THE ROLE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY?

The promise of the SDGs makes governments accountable but who is to be made responsible for global issues like climate, the pandemic or finances?

Host: GLOBAL POLICY FORUM, GLOBAL POLICY WATCH, SOCIAL WATCH

Speakers: BARBARA ADAMS, CHEE YOKE LING, EMILIA REYES, RANJA SENGUPTA, ROBERTO BISSIO, WARDARINA

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

17:45 — 18:45 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: YOUNG PEOPLE CHANGING NARRATIVE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

An alliance of the Big 6 Youth Organizations coming together around a Global Youth Mobilization to shine a spotlight on young people whose lives have been disrupted by the pandemic.

Host: WORLD ORGANIZATION OF THE SCOUT MOVEMENT (WOSM)

Speakers: FREJA DOHRN ELLEFSEN, HELGA MUTASINGWA, ISHAN KOKULAN, MELISSA BALLARD, NAMRATA SHARMA, ZAINEB DAHMOUL

Language: English

Day 2

Friday

26th March

14:00 — 15:00 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: KICK OFF EVENT: LAUNCHING A GLOBAL CAMPAIGN ON GENDER EQUALITY AHEAD OF THE GENERATION EQUALITY FORUM

Join this workshop to help make the Generation Equality Forum strong political moment for gender equality, by mobilising around a new global campaign!

Host: FOCUS2030

Speakers: FABRICE FERRIER, NIDAL AZHARY, TARA MUKEKUCILOLO, ULUKBEK BATYRGALIEV

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

15:15 — 16:15 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: G20 AND THE 2030 AGENDA: A PATHWAY TO A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY

This session will see key stakeholders discuss potential solutions to the Covid-19 economic and health crisis.

Host: ITALIAN ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ASVIS)

Speakers: AGNÈS BUZYN, AGOSTINO INGUSCIO, ENRICO GIOVANNINI, GAYLE E. SMITH, GEMMA ARPAIA, MARINA PONTI, MUSONDA MUMBA, VASU GOUNDEN

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

16:30 — 17:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

CAMPAIGN ACTIVATION WORKSHOP: ACCELERATING BUSINESS ACTION ON THE SDGS WITH THE SDG ACTION MANAGER

In Accelerating Business Action on the SDGs, you’ll learn to track your business progress with the SDG Action Manager, hear best practices & case studies from companies.

Host: B LAB

Speakers: ANNE-SOPHIE GOUGEON, JOHN NYAGWENCHA, LUCY MUIGAI, NEILA BENAMARA

Language: ENGLISH

'How to' Workshops

Day 1

THURSDAY

25th March

14:30 — 15:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO EMPOWER YOUNG PEACE LEADERS TO BECOME COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS TO RESTORE THEIR LOCAL WATER CYCLE

Bringing water back into landscape enables prosperity & steps toward peace. Football is a community effort; water restoration has to be a community effort to achieve a common goal.

Host: FOOTBALL FOR PEACE

Speakers: BRAYDON BENT, LEBOGANG CHAKA, MINNI JAIN, ZACH WEISS, Kash Siddiqi

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

15:45 — 16:45 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO TRANSLATE OUTRAGE TO ACTION: A MASTERCLASS FOR UNLOCKING LEADERSHIP FOR CHANGE

This Harvard-designed how to session on turning Outrage to Action: A Masterclass for for unlocking leadership for change, equips leaders with the tools to solve complex challenges.

Host: HUMANITY LAB FOUNDATION

Speakers: HAZAMI BARMADA

Language: ENGLISH

THURSDAY

25th March

17:00 — 18:00 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PERSONAL PURPOSE WITH THE 2030 AGENDA

This workshop stimulates the body and the imagination, in a creative way, to think about the possible and desirable future proposed by #Agenda2030 and how we can achieve it.

Host: FIIS

Speakers: FERNANDA CABRAL, FLORA BITANCOURT, KAMILA CAMILO

Language: ENGLISH

Day 2

Friday

26th March

11:30 — 12:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO USE THE ICEBERG SYSTEM THINKING MODEL TO UNDERSTAND COMPLEX SOCIAL PROBLEMS

Our world is complex, messy and interconnected. Instead of reacting to a single problem or event, how can we look for patterns and seek to understand hidden systemic structures and underlying mental models that cause them.

Host: BASE OF PYRAMID HUB & BMW FOUNDATION HERBERT QUANDT

Speakers: YAN LIU, YING TING GOH

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

14:30 — 15:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO USE DATA TO ADVOCATE FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND THE SDGS

Learn how to use gender data to create compelling advocacy messages towards the achievement of gender equality.

Host: ARROW, FEMNET, CLADEM

Speakers: AARUSHI KHANNA, CECILIA GARCIA, HELLEN MALINGA APILA

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

15:45 — 16:45 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: HOW TO USE DATA TO REIMAGINE THE FUTURE

Take a deep dive into the world of #data4dev with UNDP’s new Data Futures Platform! Join us as we learn about how this interactive platform provides country-level insights to help make more evidence-based policy decisions & build sustainable pathways out of COVID19.

Host: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Speakers: BABATUNDE ABIDOYE, BHAGYA MAHESHI, DUMITRU VASILESCU, LAUREL PATTERSON

Language: ENGLISH

Friday

26th March

17:00 — 18:00 . 1h'

Time Bonn (CET)

‘HOW TO’ WORKSHOP: CANON YOUNG PEOPLE PROGRAMME CREATIVE STORYTELLING WORKSHOP: HOW TO TELL COMPELLING VISUAL STORIES

This creative storytelling workshop will bring an understanding of how to use photography and video as a means to express yourself, and empowering participants to tell their stories by creating visual content charged with emotion and artistic value.

Host: CANON

Speakers: ADAM PENSOTTI, LAURA EL-TANTAWY

Language: ENGLISH

Japan Workshops

Day 1

THURSDAY

25th March

10:15 — 11:15 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

WORKSHOP: VOICES OF YOUTH – THE SDG ACTION CATALYST IN THE COVID ERA

The Voices of Youth live workshop features the journeys of young leaders around the world - their motivations, challenges and visions for promoting SDG actions.

Host: UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S EMERGENCY FUND (UNICEF)

Speakers: ADAMU ALHASSAN, AKITOSH NAGASAWA PATI, ASHANDI TRIYOGA PRAWIRA, AYA MORTADA, JAHNNOBI RAHMAN, KOKORO OGAWA, MARIAM HARUNA, MUHAMMADHARIS JIMAN, RUKA HIROE, SATOKO HAGINO, SHUN KAGEYAMA, SHUNSUKE OKA, YUKA KONISHI

Language: ENGLISH, JAPANESE

THURSDAY

25th March

11:30 — 12:30 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

WORKSHOP: STORIES FROM SDG STARTUPS

Come explore the stories of young social entrepreneurs, from the Asia-Pacific and Africa, who are changing the world to #LeaveNoOneBehind

Host: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Speakers: ASUMI SAITO, CHIKA TAMURA, DIKESH PRAJAPATI, LARAIB ABID, TAFARA MAKAZA

Language: ENGLISH, JAPANESE

Day 2

Friday

26th March

14:00 — 15:00 . 1h

Time Bonn (CET)

WORKSHOP: GOING FOR THE GOLD WITH THE GLOBAL GOALS: THE POWER OF SPORT FOR REFUGEES

Good health & well-being, #GenderEquality, more inclusive societies - these are all part of the #GlobalGoals and ways in which the platform of sport is helping refugees to thrive.

Host: UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

Speakers: ANDREW PARSONS, KETH AGUER BUL, MEGUMI AOYAMA, PUR BIEL, YASUKO MIYAJIMA

Language: ENGLISH, JAPANESE