Design for
Clean water
and sanitation
In 2030

Since 2016 you can join a jam every September to create sustainable impact for the Global Goals! In 2019, 90+ cities participated connecting over 5000 change-makers. This year, we'll be jamming from 18-20 September. Join us!

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Changes due to COVID-19

We realise that due to the current situation, for many of you it is unclear how it will be possible to host a community event that welcomes many people in the same physical space for multiple days.

Since September is still somewhat in the future, and local situations differ across the globe, we of course hope that it will be possible to Jam locally, just as we did last year.

However, we are also realistic that for some locations this will not be the case, and chose this as the perfect occasion to further support the online dimension of the Jam.

In addition to Slack, which you can of course as a local organiser also use to connect online with your local community, we have partnered up with Miro and extended the Jamkit with digital templates. These are availabile in the Full Jamkit for Organisers. This will make it easier for your teams to work and collaborate online. At the same time this also strengthens the global connection, as it becomes easier to see what we are working on from distance!

We hope that this addition supports organisers who want or need to take their event online, while also offering other locations that are able, to host offline, locally, and celebrate social closeness once again when this becomes possible.

Let’s #design2030now!

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Local Organisers

The Global Goals Jam is part of Design Across Cultures, a global chain of innovation. We are present in all continents. Curious to know who is organising a Jam this year? Scroll down to check the map. In the meantime, take a look to see if you got what it takes to become an organiser yourself!

Together with UNDP

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

In 2016, United Nations Development Programme approached Digital Society School to create a collaboration that connected the design community with the Sustainable Development Goals. Using our expertise in Design Methods and international, cross cultural collaboration, we designed a process that empowers people to create direct impact for the global goals, solving local challenges relevant to their own context.

Our partnership with Digital Society School in the Global Goals Jam facilitates a way to take real action. People all over the world can see and learn from each other's work, as well as create impact.

Boaz Paldi

Engagement Manager UNDP

4

Goals themes

95

Cities

5000

Jammers

3

Days

Kaiserslautern


2020/09/18 18:00 —
2020/09/20 16:00

Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 46, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Deutschland

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Köln / Cologne

Wertheim
2020/09/19 10:00 —
2020/09/20 16:00

Hansaring 12, 50670 Köln, Germany

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Minneapolis

TBD
2020-09-18 —
2020-09-20

Municipal Building, 350 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA

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Ankara

Online
2020/09/18 00:00 —
2020/09/20 00:00

Mustafa Kemal, Dumlupınar Blv. No:280, 06510 Çankaya/Ankara, Türkiye

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Plovdiv

Online / Онлинайн
2020/09/18 10:00 —
2020/09/20 17:00

Ancient Town Of Plovdiv - Architectural Reserve, ul. "Saborna" 24, 4000 Staria grad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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León

León 2030
2020/09/18 00:00 —
2020-09-20

2, carretera León a Sn. Felipe km 6, Centro, 37000 León, Gto., Mexique

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Design for SDGs / Global Goals Jam Fukuoka 2020

Online
2020/09/18 17:43 —
2020/09/20 17:43

4-chōme-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, 815-0032, Japan

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Sustainability Leadership

Scania (online)
2020/09/18 18:00 —
2020/09/19 19:00

MW-Hallen, 151 32 Södertälje, Sweden

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Freiburg


2020-09-18 —
2020-09-20

Wentzingerstraße 5, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau, Deutschland

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Santiago de Chile

To be defined
2020/09/03 19:00 —
2020/09/05 13:00

Av. Providencia 1760, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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Tabasco Sostenible

En línea Zoom desde el Colegio de Bachilleres de Tabasco COBATAB
2020/09/17 10:00 —
2020/09/20 19:00

Av. Paseo La Choca, Multiochenta, 86035 Villahermosa, Tab., México

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Riga

to be announced
2020/09/18 14:00 —
2020/09/19 18:00

Mūku iela 3, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia

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Toulouse

Village by CA, 31 Allée Jules Guesde, 31400 Toulouse
2020-09-18 —
2020-09-20

19 Rue Lamarck, 31400 Toulouse, France

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Toronto

SDG Innovation Lab - Virtual Online Canada
2020-09-18 —
2020-09-20

941 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON M1G 3T5, Canada

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Galway

NUI Galway - Virtual Online Jam
2020-09-18 —
2020-09-20

Unnamed Road, Galway, Ireland

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Istanbul

ATÖLYE
2020/09/18 00:00 —
2020/09/20 00:00

Merkez, Birahane Sk. No:1, 34381 Şişli/İstanbul, Türkiye

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Dresden

Impact Hub Dresden
Fri 18 September 2020 18:00 —
Sun 20 September 2020 14:00

Bayrische Str. 8, 01069 Dresden, Deutschland

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Athens

Orange Grove & Service Design Network - Greece
Sat 19 September 2020 00:00 —
Sat 19 September 2020 00:00

Praxitelous 24, Athina 105 61, Greece

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Kingston, Ontario

Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Mon 07 September 2020 19:00 —
Mon 21 September 2020 20:00

143 Union St, Kingston, ON K7M 3N6, Canada

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Eindhoven


2020-09-18 00:00 —
2020-09-20 00:00

Daalakkersweg 2-88, 5641 JA Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Rome

IED Istituto Europeo di Design - Online
Fri 18 September 2020 00:00 —
Sun 20 September 2020 00:00

Via Alcamo, 11, 00182 Roma RM, Italia

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Milan

IED Istituto Europeo di Design - Online
Fri 18 September 2020 00:00 —
Sun 20 September 2020 00:00

Via Amatore Sciesa, 4, 20135 Milano MI, Italia

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Madrid

Impact Hub Prosperidad
Fri 18 September 2020 09:00 —
Sat 19 September 2020 14:00

Calle Javier Ferrero, 10, 28002 Madrid, España

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Dublin

Online
Fri 18 September 2020 18:00 —
Tue 22 September 2020 18:00

Dublin, Ireland

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Hamburg

Impact Hub Hamburg
Fri 18 September 2020 00:00 —
Sun 20 September 2020 00:00

Impact Hub Hamburg | Community, CoWorking & Events, Große Bergstraße, Hamburg, Germany

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Leipzig

Impact Hub Leipzig - Konsumzentrale
Fri 18 September 2020 18:00 —
Sat 19 September 2020 19:00

Industriestraße 95, 04229 Leipzig, Deutschland

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