Global Goals Week takes place each September, marking the anniversary of the SDGs being agreed at the United Nations. Events take place across New York bringing together individuals, governments, businesses, international organisations, NGOs and other partners to showcase ideas, solutions and partnerships around the Goals.

Global Goals Week is an opportunity to raise awareness and accelerate the progress being made towards the Global Goals. From sharing a film with your friends, wearing a Global Goals badge or branding your website, to joining an event like the Social Good Summit or holding your own, you can be part of it.

This year sees the launch of Goalkeepers, hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Watch the event live stream on our Goalkeepers page on September 20, as well as the Global Goals Awards on the evening of September 19. Ahead of the event, you can read the Goalkeepers Report, which tells some of the stories behind the data.

Click on the links below to see the full schedule of events taking place during Global Goals Week, download our Global Goals Week toolkit and create your own #Goalkeepers17 avatar.

Join the Goalkeeper community

Do you know a goalkeeper? Someone who’s striving, fighting and defying convention to help us achieve one of the global goals? Celebrate their work by creating their own goalkeeper avatar, then share it on social media.

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