Goalkeepers

Project

Goalkeepers

Partners

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Campaign

Launched in 2017 in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers is a multiyear campaign dedicated to accelerating progress towards the U.N Sustainable Development Goals. Using powerful stories, data, and partnerships, Goalkeepers highlights progress achieved, holds governments accountable and brings together a new generation of leaders to address the world’s major challenges.

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The Approach

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Goalkeepers features an annual data report co-authored by Bill and Melinda Gates, which tracks progress towards the Global Goals, a yearly awards ceremony and event in New York during the UN General Assembly, a set of ‘Accelerators’ demonstrating a tangible example of progress and a community of leaders committed to achieving the Global Goals.

There is no such thing as a national solution to a Global crisis.”

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates

The Delivery

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The New York event is a combination of statistics, stories and show-and-tell sessions focused on the challenge of fighting global inequality to ensure no one is left behind with musical, cultural and interactive moments woven in-between. Each year a diverse range of sessions are presented featuring inspiring speakers including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, former US President Barack Obama, Malala Yousafzai,Graca Machel, Bill and Melinda Gates, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Stephen Fry,Trevor Noah, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, Executive Director of UNICEF, Henrietta H. Fore, Richard Curtis, Priyanka Chopra, Christiane Amanpour, Queen Rania of Jordan; Casey Neistat and many more.

The audience is made up of a curated community of over 400 leaders from over 50 countries around the globe and across government, business, technology, media, entertainment, and civil society.

OTHER WORK

Forest for Change

As part of the third London Design Biennale, Project Everyone collaborated with artist Es Devlin, Artistic Director of LDB, to take over the iconic courtyard space at the centre of Somerset House

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Choose Life

Launched on 2 October 2020, Choose Life is a call for meaningful and ambitious climate action from the UK government as we recover from the pandemic.

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Nations United

The aim was to create a film, a unique 30-minute global broadcast to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the 5th anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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World’s Largest Lesson

During the COVID-19 outbreak, when so many children are learning at home, World’s Largest Lesson and UNICEF have created a distance-learning YouTube show.

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Business Avengers

The Business Avengers comprise some of the world’s largest and most influential companies, all of which are committed to playing a significant role in achieving the Global Goals.

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Dear World Leaders

The letter was launched in January of 2020. At the start of the critical year, 20 of the world’s most iconic and leading activists- from Nobel laureates Malala Yousafzai and Nadia Murad,

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Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Goalkeepers, Global Goals Awards are an annual recognition of remarkable individuals

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Bringing the Global Goals to London Tech Week

Between the 10th and 12th June 2019, over 20,000 delegates from 98 countries passed through London's Kings Cross to attend the CogX Festival of AI and Emerging Technology

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International Day of the Girl 2017

On October 11th, Project Everyone launched the #FreedomForGirls campaign for International Day of the Girl, in partnership with UNICEF

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DAVOS

From the 21st to 24th January 2015, over 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists arrived at Davos for the World Economic Forum to discuss global issues and solutions.

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#WhatIReallyReallyWant

In societies around the world, gender discrimination and inequitable gender norms are much more likely to limit girls’ ability to go to school

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Leave No One Behind

When world leaders signed up to the Global Goals, they promised to ensure that ‘no one is left behind’.

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TELL EVERYONE

When world leaders signed up to the Global Goals, they promised to ensure that ‘no one is left behind’.

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Act for Equal

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination and discrimination against women and girls

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