Key Sustainability Dates for 2024


1st Italy assumes the G7 Presidency. (50th Anniversary)

1st Brazil assumes the G20 Presidency

Austria's election in the fall of 2024 date yet not known.

South African election in 2024 date yet not known.

20th – 23rd January Third South Summit, Kampala Uganda (chair of G77)

January/February Pakistan election

30th ECOSOC Partnership Forum - Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and eradicating poverty in times of multiple crises: the effective delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions”


14th Indonesia Election

19-23 February:  Sixth Meeting of the Open-ended Committee of Permanent Representatives, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya

26th February – 1 March: United Nations Environment Forum 6, Nairobi Kenya

27th February – 1st March: UN Statistical Commission New York, USA

26th -29th February:  WTO Ministerial Conference, Abu Dhabi, UEA


17th Russian Election

18th -21st March: Global Methane Forum and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will host the Forum in partnership with the Global Methane Hub and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), Geneva Switzerland

Global Futures Forum


19-21st World Bank Group Meetings, Washington DC, USA

21st-30th Fourth Session of the INC for a Plastics Convention, Ontario, Canada

22-25th UN Finance for Development Forum, New York, USA

April/May Indian Elections


May/June HLPF Ministerial Declaration negotiated.

6th-10th : 19th Session of the UN Forum on Forests, New York, USA

9th-10th UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum), New York, USA.

13th – 18th 26th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Nairobi Kenya

18th -24th : 10th World Water Forum , Jakarta, Indonesia

21 -29th Fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation of the CBD,  Nairobi, Kenya

24th  UN Civil Society Conference on Summit of the Future, Nairobi, Kenya

27th – 30th Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States, Saint John’s Antigua


2nd Mexican Election

3rd -13th  60th Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies, Bonn Germany

6-9th European Parliament Election

9th Belgium Election

13-15th  G7 Summit   Putignano Italy


8th – 18th High Level Political Forum (SDG 1 No Poverty, SDG 2 Zero Hunger, SDG 13 Climate Action, SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals


25-29th World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden


10-24th: 79th Session of the UN General Assembly, New York, USA

22-24th Summit of the Future, New York, USA

22-29th New York Climate Week, New York, USA


21st – 1st November: Convention on Biological Diversity, Colombia

21st-25th Commonwealth Heads of State, Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa

25-27th World Bank Group meetings, Washington DC, USA


4-8th World Urban Forum, Cairo, Egypt

5th US Election

11-22nd UN Climate Change Conference COP29, Baku Azerbaijan

18-19th G20 Summit, Rio, Brazil

18-21st Fifth World Data Forum, Medellin, Colombia

25th – 1st December: Plastics Pollution INC 5, Busan Pusan-Jikhalsi, Republic of Korea


2-13th UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Riyadh, Saudi Arania 


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