Dates: 4 June 2015
Time: 15h00 – 17h00 SAST
Venue: UCT GSB
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Livestream video link: New Vision, New Voices +SocialGood
Twitter event hashtag to join the online discussions: #NewVision and follow @PlusSocialGood
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Description: 2015 is a turning point for the future of people and the planet, and an opportunity to shape the future we want. From creating and adopting the new global goals, referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to redefining leadership, from adapting to new technologies, to determining the global approach for addressing climate change, decisions made this year will shape the world we have in 2030 and beyond. New Vision, New Voices +SocialGood will explore these transitions and look ahead to the world we want.
Join us in Cape Town for a dialogue bringing together industry leaders, students, NGO/civil society, thought leaders, digital influencers, and other changemakers for conversations around leveraging this unique moment to engage citizens around the world in building our future together.
Three sessions will drive the conversation:
The Shifting Media Landscape
How are social media and new technologies affecting media news media? What role are media companies playing in driving these shifts? How are media organizations engaging readers and viewers in conversations around big global issues such as sustainable development and climate change?
Integrating New Voices
How are new voices being integrated into traditional power structures? How are we engaging those who are most effected by today’s big decisions — youth, entrepreneurs, small business owners — in the discussions around creating a better tomorrow?
The New Agenda: Africa and the SDGs
How have African countries, companies, civil society, and citizens engaged with the MDGs? What are regional and national priorities when it comes to setting and implementing the new global goals? What
can the world learn from the lessons learned across Africa in the last decade?
This event will be streamed live, with an active conversation taking place on Twitter. Among the online participants a group of “keynote listeners” from different regions of Africa will help shape the conversation in the room and online by sharing their thoughts and asking questions of the panelists. Our vision is to broaden the conversation out from Cape Town to engage people around the world in a discussion about shaping our future together.