SDG Media Zone Wrap Up Video

About the SDG Media Zone


To engage people all over the world in the important conversations happening at the UN General Assembly this year, the United Nations in collaboration with the UN Foundation, Pvblic Foundation and the President of the General Assembly’s Office, will be hosting the SDG Media Zone at the UN Headquarters in New York from 18 to 22 September 2017.

The SDGLive format of interviews, panel discussions and other digital content, seeks to create, connect, and highlight the initiatives that the global community are working on to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Bringing together well-known personalities and Member States as well as content creators, influencers and media partners, the SDG Media Zone provides a dynamic space to strengthen the commitment of the international community in support of the 2030 Agenda.

Each day, the SDG Media Zone will set the scene for conversations with prominent officials and experts on a broad range of topics including the role of sustainable development in preventing conflict, promoting gender equality, addressing climate change, engaging youth and partnerships.


Set up


Main stage


Live webcast interviews and discussions with high-level delegates, CEOs and celebrities

Social Media newsroom

Real-time coverage creating proactive global online engagement

General Assembly live streaming

Content streamed live from high-level meetings

Media workspace


Real-time reporting, interaction with speakers and blogging about events

Digital exhibition content

Presentation of technologies that address key global issues


72nd UN General Assembly


Heads of State and Government will be gathering at the UN Headquarters in New York for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly which opens on 12th September. The General Debate under the theme “Focusing on people: striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet” begins on 19th September.

Past SDG Media Zones

Past events include the Ocean Conference, the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the ECOSOC Youth Forum, and the World Economic Forum. For more information and videos from earlier SDG Media Zones at the UN Headquarters, please visit: UN WebTV. The SDG Media Zone is an initiative of the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly, in partnership with the UN Department of Public Information, the United Nations Foundation and PVBLIC Foundation.