72nd UN Day - United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: What's Next?

72nd UN Day

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: What's Next?

UNACTO Journal: See photos of the event

UN Day, officially marked on 24 October every year, celebrates the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in 1945. It is a time to reflect on past achievements and resolve to move forward towards ensuring human rights, peace and security, and sustainable development is a reality.

We will be honouring local members of the community for their work towards accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are also pleased to host Annie Demirjian, the Director of Glendon School of Public & International Affairs at York University, as our guest speaker.

If you want to find out what's next for the UN, come and mark the day with us.

Date & Time

21 October 2017

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Toronto City Hall

Committee Room 1

100 Queen Street W

Individual guests must be registered to attend.


Recipients of the UNACTO SDGs Recognition Awards

Goal 1 - No Poverty: Red Dot Project

Goal 2 - Zero Hunger: Isthmus

Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being: SMILE Canada

Goal 4 - Quality Education: Indspire

Goal 5 - Gender Equality and Goal 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)

Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation and Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities: Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN)

Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure and Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production: Jay Bala, Senior Portfolio Manager at AIP Asset Management

Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land and Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals: Sustainable Youth Canada