City: New York
Website/register: The Global People’s Summit 2018
Description: The Global People’s Summit is a fully immersive digital experience that gives all people a seat at the table during United Nations General Assembly, Join us Sept 22 to generate global solutions for global problems. #ReimagineHumanity and add your voice.
The 2018 themes include Reimagine People’s Goals, Earth, Borders, Money, Education, Innovation, Silos, Empathy.
The Global People’s Summit provides a space for a truly global conversation to take shape—a place where people and organizations around the world can collaborate, share best practices, foster innovation, build community, celebrate success, influence global agendas, and find new ways to translate their vision into action—together online. The Global People’s Summit democratizes access to information and conversations that shape the world. It creates a space where people are not left out of conversations because of the color of their passports, inability to travel or social status. We convene a space that is globally inclusive and not exclusive, putting narratives from around the world into the heart of the work of the UN to decision makers by leveraging technology to take conversations out of conference rooms and into an online public forums.
The Global People’s Summit is organized by the The Humanity Lab Foundation in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Partnerships. The inaugural summit was held In 2017 during the United Nations General Assembly and had a digital reach of 84 million in 160+ countries. Inaugural presenting Summit partners included United Nations Foundation, and +SocialGood (powered by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Case Foundation, Caterpillar, Cisco, Enactus, Mashable, the Rockefeller Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Foundation), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, SDG Action Campaign and EarthX.