Local Action for Global Progress: Empowering Communities to Achieve the SDGs

KANAZAWA: This event will discuss approaches for empowering communities and scaling up knowledge and action to accelerate global progress.

- Asia/Tokyo
2-1-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City Ishikawa Prefecture Japan
Interpretation provided Open to public

Achieving the SDGs by 2030 will require ambitious, concerted action throughout society. Local initiatives have enormous potential to drive the transformational change that is needed across the globe. They also have a crucial role to play in mobilizing stakeholders in different sectors.

This event will share diverse perspectives and insights from innovative sustainability initiatives in education, culture, sport, and sustainable business and investment, and beyond. Drawing from these initiatives in different regions, it will discuss approaches for empowering communities and scaling up the knowledge and action they generate to accelerate global progress.

Participation & Registration

This in-person event is open to the public. Please register in advance by clicking the REGISTER button above.


The event will be held in Kanazawa City at the Shinoki Cultural Complex in Seminar Room A on the 3rd floor.

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This event will be held in English and Japanese with consecutive interpretation provided.

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