COP26 Dialogues at the SDG Studio in New York feature a series of conversations with UN leaders, experts, advocates and influencers on the nexus between the Sustainable Development Goals and the key areas of climate action and solutions being advanced at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. A total of four conversations will focus on issues at the forefront of negotiations at COP26 – including energy, youth, nature, transport as well as cities and built environment.


Renewable Energy for All

Thursday, 4 November 2021
Nanette Braun, Chief, Communications Campaigns, United Nations
Guests: Damilola Ogunbiyi, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All; and Alain Wilfried Biya, Chief, International Renewable Energy Agency (New York Office) 



A Conversation with Amina Mohammed

Friday, 5 November 2021 Moderator: Annmarie Hou, Senior Communications Advisor, Office of the UN Secretary-General Guests: Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General; Dia Mirza, Actress and SDG Advocate; Hindou Ibrahim, Climate Activist and SDG Advocate; and Nathan Metenier, UN Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change



Sustainable Transportation

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 Moderator: Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General, Global Communications, United Nations
Guests: Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General, Economic and Social Affairs; Mark Brownstein, Senior Vice President, Energy Transition, Environmental Defense Fund; and Faustino DeLaSalle, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and Director, Energy Transitions Commission



Sustainable Cities

Thursday, 11 November 2021 Moderator: Robert Skinner, Chief, Partnerships and Global Engagement
Guests: Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT); and Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner for International Affairs, New York City