Goals House @ UNGA
Sunday 20th – Friday 25th September 2020
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Goals House returns for UNGA Week from Sunday, September 20th to Friday, September 25th.
This year Project Everyone and freuds are partnering with Soho House to host a week-long series of events in London, New York and Berlin, with satellite events in Abu Dhabi and Kigali.
Discussions centre around the key themes of the Global Goals, including: how to disrupt global hunger, tech and innovation, the great green reset, clean water and sanitation, restoring the oceans and breaking the barriers to women’s health.
All events will be streamed virtually on goalshouse.com.
RSVP to email@example.com for details of how to attend or stream live, and follow us for instant updates on Instagram at @goalshouse or on LinkedIn at @goalshouses.
Sunday 20th September
Moderated by Afua Hirsch, Writer, Author, TV presenter, Documentary maker, and former barrister
Lewis Hamilton, Six-Time Formula One World Champion
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
Basma Khalifa, Director, Filmmaker, Writer and Fashion Stylist
Moderated by Ross Kempsell, Special Correspondent for Times Radio with
Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, the UK Secretary of State for International Trade and Minister for Women
Nimco Ali OBE, Social activist and Founder of The Five Foundation
Georgina Campbell, Head of Climacell.org
Representatives from Ghana and ECO Bank
Moderated by Sarah Kent, Senior Correspondent (Sustainability), Business of Fashion
Caroline Rush, CEO British Fashion Council
Cigdem Kurtulus, CMO - RB, Hygiene Business - UK & Ireland
Gail Gallie, Co-Founder, Project Everyone (and Founder of the Fashion Avengers)
Maria Srivastava, Chief Impact and Communications Officer, Pangaia
Dazed presents Ramla Ali, Boxer & Model in conversation with Thomas Gorton, Group Digital Editor at Dazed
Monday 21st September
Bayly Mattes, Director EMEA Equality Programs, Salesforce
Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme
Jeffrey Oatham, Director of CSR & Sustainability, Delivery Hero
Joyce Shen, Investment & Operating Partner, Tenfore Holdings and Lecturer, UC Berkeley
Saswati Bora, Head of Food Systems Innovation, World Economic Forum
Rowan Barnett, Head of Google.org EMEA & APAC, Google.org
John Blood, Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer, AB InBev
Vera Hahn, SVP Head of Corporate Sustainability, Bayer
Dr. Fitsum Assefa Adela, Minister of Planning and Development Commission, Ethiopia
Hosted by Commvault with
Abhijit Sunil, Analyst at Forrester Research
Chris Powell, Chief Marketing Officer, Commvault
Damian Bradfield, President of WeTransfer
Michelle Lancaster, Director, Sustainability Engagement and Partnerships at Microsoft
In partnership with the Islamic Development Bank, Bayer, Google.org
Moderated by Jessica Espey, Senior Advisor to SDSN and Director of SDSN TReNDS
Dr Hayat Sindi, Senior Advisor to the President, IsDB
Jacquelline Fuller, VP, Google and President of Google.org
Matthias Berninger, Public Affairs, Science and Sustainability, Bayer AG
Sawsan Chebli, State Secretary for Federal Affairs, Berlin
Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Facebook
Misan Harriman, Photographer and Founder of Founder of What We Seee
June Sarpong, Broadcaster & Director of Creative Diversity at the BB
A dinner and discussion exploring how we can gain the momentum that we need to meet the SDGs by 2030.
Tuesday 22nd September
Moderated by Tania Bryer, Broadcaster, Moderator, CNBC
Vera Hahn, SVP Head of Corporate Sustainability at Bayer
Natalia Vodianova, Model & Philanthropist and founder of Flo Health
Mariarosa Cutillo, Director of Strategic Partnerships, UNFPA
Patricia O’Hayer, Global Head of Communications and Global Policy, RB
Moderated by Nick Thompson, Editor in Chief of WIRED with
HE Dr Tariq bin Hendi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Investment Office
Stasia Mitchell, EY Global Entrepreneurship Leader, EY Private
Hanan Harhara Al Yafei, CEO of Hub71
Kai Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, AI leader and MBZUAI board member
Hosted by AB InBev and Water.org
Moderated by Matt Mace, Content Editor, Edie
Ezgi Barcenas, Global VP of Sustainability, AB InBev
Mai-Lan Ha, Senior Advisor, UNGC CEO Water Mandate
Alice Moore, Global Category Director at Harpic, RB
Gary White, CEO & Co-Founder, Water.org & WaterEquity
Hosted and Moderated by Elsa Palanza, Global Head of Sustainability & ESG at Barclays
Peter Thomson, UN Secretary - General's Special Envoy for the Ocean
Professor Callum Roberts, Professor of Marine Conservation at the University of Exeter
Professor Carlos M Duarte, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Shaha Hashim, Maldives Project Manager, Blue Marine Foundation
Wednesday 23rd September
Moderated by Dan Murphy, CNBC Correspondent and Business News Anchor with
HE Awaidha Murshed Ali Al-Marar, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy
Vivian Schiller, Executive Director, Aspen Digital
HE Dr Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency
In talks with Senior Representatives from the Rwandan Government, more information to follow
Hosted by Marc Quinn with
Adiam Yemane, from Eritrea
Ahmed Mohammed, from Nigeria
Moderated by Emma Freud
Hosted by AB InBev and the UN World Food Programme with
Dr Ute Klamert, Assistant Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever
Tony Milikin, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer, AB InBev
Vivek Bapat, Senior Vice President, Purpose and Brand Experience, SAP
And a discussion between
Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Actress, Model and United Nations' IFAD Goodwill Ambassador
Sara Mbago-Bhunu, Agricultural Economist and Director of IFAD's East and Southern Africa Division
Thursday 24th September
Moderated by John Defterios, CNN International with
Bernardo Mariano Júnior, Chief Information Officer of The World Health Organisation
Patricia O’Hayer, Global Head of Communications and Public Affairs at RB
Ashish Koshy, CEO of G42 Healthcare
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Director of the Comunicable Diseases Department, Abu Dhabi Department of Health
Moderated by Deborah Joseph, Editor in Chief of Glamour with
Nimco Ali OBE, Social activist and Founder of The Five Foundation
Jessica Posner Odede, CEO of Girl Effect
Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO of Vodafone Ghana
Andrew Dunnett, Group Director, SDGs, Sustainable Business and Foundations, Vodafone
A UN75 Moderated Dialogue with
Fady Jameel, President, International, Community Jameel (Chair)
Danielle Olsen, International Cultural Producer, Wellcome Trust
Christopher Bailey, Arts & Health Lead, World Health Organization
Hannah Rose Thomas, Artist
Dr Maher Nawaf, Director, Yazda UK and board member for Yazda Global
Antonella Caruso, Founder, LAMEDINA Institute and ex-Director of Middle East and Western Asia Division, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations
Moderated by Gail Gallie, Co-Founder of Project Everyone and evening hosted by The Business Avengers with
Richard Curtis, Writer, Director and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate
Alan Jope, Unilever CEO
Halla Tomasdottir, B Team CEO
Bethel Tadesse, activist and founder of Hidden Scars
Friday 25th September
Moderated by Tina Brown, Award-Winning Journalist, Author and Editor, with
Anne Finucane, Vice Chair, Bank of America and Chair, Bank of America Europe,
Ruth Porat, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google
Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland and Chair Of The Elders
Fireside discussion between HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi & Dr. Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A
Moderated by Billy Nauman, Producer of Moral Money, FT with
H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank
Brian O’Hanlon, Executive Director, The Rocky Mountain Institute’s Center For Climate-Aligned Finance
Delilah Rothenberg, Founder and Executive Director of The Predistribution Initiative
Jaakko Kooroshy, Head of Sustainable Investment Data and Methodologies, FTSE Russell
Dame Elizabeth Corley, Chair, Impact Investing Institute
Kate Robertson, Co-founder, One Young World (moderator)
Ezekiel Chisenga Sekele, Director of Corporate Affairs, AB InBev - Zambia
Siphokazi Mthathi, Executive Director, Oxfam South Africa
Ashish Gadnis, Co-Founder and CEO, BanQu Inc
Followed by a
Fireside Chat and One Young World Announcement with Maisie Devine, Global Director, 100+ Accelerator, AB InBev
UNGA House 2019 hosted a series of high-profile events and discussions set in New York’s iconic Central Park.
The Great Green Wall: A Wall To Unite a screening with Academy Award nominated producer Fernando Meirelles hosted by UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw, Juergen Voegele, Global Director of Climate Change at The World Bank, Colleen Vien, Sustainability Director, Timberland with live music for Waje, Songhoy Blues and Ricky Kej.
Opening nightcap hosted by Richard Curtis and Trisha Shetty.
The Future Present is Female: how women are key to achieving Global Goal 3 a discussion hosted by Michael Sneed, Executive Vice President Johnson & Johnson, hosted by Samantha Barry, Editor, Glamour US with Amika George, Amani al-Khatahtbeh, Angeli Achrekar and Flaviana Matata.
‘Our Blood’ - A preview of the artwork - a collaborative sculpture raising awareness of the global refugee crisis - hosted by Marc Quinn, David Miliband and Trudie Styler.
“From Insight to Impact: how can we channel the world’s information to help solve the world’s challenges?” a breakfast discussion with Gillian Tett, FT, Paul Todd, CEO GLG, Guillermo Miranda, IBM, Tony Milikin, AB InBev and Katie Barton, EY.
The BCIU reception in support of the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development hosted a discussion of universal healthcare with H.E. Mrs Jeannette Kagame, First Lady of the Republic of Rwanda, First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, H.E. Mrs Monica Geingos, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia and S.E. Mme Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi, Première Dame de la République Démocratique du Congo.
The Exponential Climate Action Roadmap Reception - a guide to catalysing action on the climate crisis, with a discussion of the role the digital revolution can play in halving Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030 hosted by Prof Johan Rockstrom, Gail Gallie, Suzanne DiBanca and Commvault.
The (RED) Bank of America Club Lounge - with Woody Harrelson and Ben Stiller.
The Islamic Development Bank and Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative with Forrest Whitaker hosted a discussion on youth innovation.
Haus of Fin Tech hosted a working session about FinTech’s role in delivering Goal 17 with leaders across industries sharing bold ideas over how financial services and technology can be central to facilitating future progress.
World Food Programme Breakfast Panel explored how the creative and entertainment community can play a vital role in communicating hunger and global issues with Corinne Woods, Taleb Brahim, Katy Loria and Pranav Yadab.
ZSL x The FT host a breakfast discussion between Billy Nauman, FT Moral Money and Dr. Gitanjali Bhattacharya, ZSL focussed on innovative financing as a tool for mobilising finance to achieve the Global Goals.
Future of Leadership panel hosted by the Wall Street Journal and reception with Alan Jope, CEO, Unilever.
Project Everyone hosted the ‘Business Avengers’ dinner with Richard Curtis and businesses including Mars, RB, Salesforce, Google, Nike, Diageo, Unilever, Coca Cola, Mastercard, Microsoft, ARM and SAP.
Are we washing our hands of Girls' Futures: Toilets will transform the world hosted by RB, water.org and Global Citizen with the Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu with Kevin Rudd, Trisha Shetty, DJ Cuppy, Karin Krchnak, Jenifer Colpas, Falana and Gary White.
2020: Decade of Delivery nightcap hosted by Project Everyone with Meg Ryan.
Sustainable Fashion and the Goals - A panel hosted by Deborah Joseph, Editor, Glamour UK with Rachelle Hruska, CEO and Founder, Lingua Franca; Eva Kruse, CEO and President, Global Fashion Agenda; Hana Kajimura, Sustainability Manager, Allbirds.
‘Building a Movement for Zero Malaria’ panel with Malaria No More. Speakers included: Christoph Benn, (Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance, APLMA and M2030 Champions Council); Anna Easton, (Dentsu Aegis Network); Olivia Ngou, (CS4ME – Global Civil Society for Malaria Elimination); Xenya Scanlon, (RBM Partnership to End Malaria); Kate Wills, (Malaria No More) and moderated by Tania Bryer CNBC.
Community Jameel lunch to pioneer social change and lift communities out of poverty with Schmidt Futures, MIT, and The Rockefeller Foundation.
Making Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy a Reality, What’s Next? Hosted by David Erritzoe, Imperial College London, Khaliya, Health Futurist and Co-Founder of Falkora, George Goldsmith CEO and Co-founder of Compass Pathways.