We The Future at UN General Assembly Week NYCby November 2, 2017
As part of Global Goals Week, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation presented “We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions” on September 21, 2017 at TED Theater in New York. Rocky Dawuni was on hand to speak on a panel as a UN Foundation Ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves with some of the most exciting thinkers of our time as we all as to perform his anthem hits “Shine a Light” and “Rock Your Soul” from his GRAMMY nominated “Branches of the Same Tree” album.
The Sustainable Development Goals, created in partnership with individuals around the world and adopted by world leaders at the United Nations, present a bold vision for the future: a world without poverty or hunger, in which all people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity, and where thriving ecosystems are protected. The 17 goals are integrated and interdependent, spanning economic, social, and environmental imperatives.