During the first ever edition of the Global Goals Jam, in September 2016, 17 locations and over 500 jammers created over 10.000 hours of direct (design) impact for the SDG's. Please find below some of the highlights of last year's events. Or visit the Storify page for an overview.
Official introduction in 2016
To officially announce the first ever Global Goals Jam, the team of MediaLAB Amsterdam travelled to New York to record this video with our partner UNDP. After launching the video over 20 locations applied to participate, of whom 17 eventually organized a jam.
Social Good Summit 2016
The launching edition of the #GlobalGoalsJam was officially presented by Gijs Gootjes and Marco van Hout (both MediaLAB Amsterdam) on the main stage of the Social Good Summit 2016. Alongside speakers such as vice president Joe Biden, Alec Baldwin and John Kerry.
This video shows a selection of all the video material that was submitted by local organizers. It shows the energy, passion and wonderful team work of all locations in a couple of minutes. Enjoy!