Posted on: 20 February 2019
Solutions Summit is an annual catalytic gathering at UN Headquarters in New York during
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Solutions Summit is co-organized by shift7, UN Foundation, UN Local2030 and Global Innovation Exchange. It involves lightning talks by innovators and entrepreneurs selected through an open, participatory process, as well as in-person accelerator sessions and social media interaction with several acceleration partners helping to scale the work of the solution-makers.
We thank our acceleration partners for their time, guidance and commitment to supporting the innovators, including Accelerate2030, Acumen, Equal Innovation, Equator Prize, Humanitarian Tracker, MIT Solve, Salesforce, SDG Philanthropy Platform, Skoll Foundation, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Startup Bootcamp, University of Denver, Unreasonable Group, Walker Impact, World Bank Connect4Climate.
Thank you to the UN Solutions Summit 2018 sponsors for supporting travel for the solution-makers, and event production: American Institute of Architects, Barclays, Ericsson, Google, Schmidt Ventures,
The first Solutions Summit in 2015 immediately followed the adoption of the SDGs by all UN Member States. It showed that people already have extraordinary solutions in progress to our most complex challenges. Today the Solutions Summit format has been adopted around the world for gatherings to help solve local and global challenges.
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