18 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Rattanaporn Jaengjaidee, (Mangrove Forest Conservation Group of Bang La Community, Thailand, Equator Prize Winners), Mr. Nomba Ganame, (Mali Elephant Project, Mali, Equator Prize Winners), Ms. Kanchana Patarachoke, (Director General, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand), Ms. Yoko Watanabe, (Manager, UNDP implemented GEF Small Grants Programme)
Moderator: Mr. Dan Thomas, (Former Communications Director and Spokesperson, Office of the President of the General Assembly)

The SDG Media Zone aims to engage people all over the world in the important conversations happening during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly in New York from 18-22 September. Bringing together well-known personalities and Member States as well as content creators, influencers and media partners, the SDG Media Zone will provide a dynamic space to strengthen the commitment of the international community in support of the 2030 Agenda.

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 theme of the general debate this year is “Focusing on people: striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet”.