The Brussels-based Association of Commercial Television (ACT) represents the interests of 29 leading commercial broadcasters in 37 European countries. In November 2020, ACT will organize its 30th anniversary with a keynote speech from a UN representative on how the ambassadors can play a role to promote and implement the SDGs.
UNRIC works with partners, including from the European institutions, member states, academic institutions, civil society, young people, the private sector, UN entities and more.
The goal of the projects is to strengthen knowledge about the work of the United Nations, enhance understanding of core UN values and improve the ability of the UN and its partners to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and leave no one behind.
Athina 9.84 is the official radio station of Athens, Greece. In 2018, the radio station started a series of radio programs entitled “Athens has Goals”, which are focused on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The radio broadcasts presented and analyzed each Goal individually by alternating guests and speakers.
Sky, Europe’s largest media company operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain. In 2017, the British company launched Sky Ocean Rescue, to help stop our oceans from drowning in plastic. Sky has committed to removing single-use plastic from its business and supply chain by 2020.
CINEMA GALERIES, in the Center of Brussels, offers a wide programme of exhibitions dedicated to independent cinema and contemporary art. CINEMA GALERIES is hosting regular film screenings and debates in partnership with the United Nations, such as the documentary film JANE by Brett Morgen, which was attended by Jane Goodall.
50 million scouts represent the world’s largest coordinated youth organization. They encourage values such as solidarity and tolerance. Together with UNRIC, the Scouts contribute to a better sustainable world and raise awareness about the 17 SDGs and how young people can help implementing them without leaving anyone behind.
The multinational technology company partnered with UNRIC to empower young women to embrace the digital revolution in order to play an active part in the future world. Together with UNRIC, MICROSOFT has organized film screenings, debates and workshops to highlight the international Girls in ICT Day in April among others.