Theme  •  Securing the sustainable development agenda beyond the COVID-19 era

The 3rd Summit coincides with the fifth anniversary of the Sustainable Development Agenda’s adoption and the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations. 

Yet, as the COVID-19 pandemic and its emergency response have dominated African and international attention, the Sustainable Development Agenda has never been under greater threat. 

Will you help us secure the development agenda of the future?

Preliminary Schedule (subject to change)

10:30-12:00 • Opening Plenary and High-Level Addresses

12:00-1:00 • Break and Networking Sessions

1:00-3:00 • High-Level Plenary Session

3:00-4:00 • Break, Exhibition, and Networking Sessions

4:00-4:30 • Closing Session

Preliminary Schedule (subject to change)

10:00-11:00 • Opening Remarks, Day 2

11:00-12:00 • Parallel Sessions

12:30-13:00 • Break, Exhibition, and Networking Sessions

13:00-14:30 • Presentation of SDG Innovation Challenge Finalists

14:30-15:30 • High-level Plenary

15:30-16:30 • Closing Remarks and Announcement of Host Country for 2021