The 2015 South-South Awards

The 2015 South-South AwardsThe upcoming 2015 South-South Awards event will be held in support of the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

This exclusive, invitation-only event will be held on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and will feature a wide range of guests from both the public and private sectors. Heads of State and Government, ministers, and ambassadors to the United Nations will meet with renowned celebrities, musicians, and executives from global corporations.

As 2015 marks the end of the Millennium Development Goals and the beginning of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, this Awards event will recognize a pivotal moment in the global development community while also commemorating 70 years of progress made by the United Nations. Seeking to harness the energy and commitment of all relevant stakeholders, the 2015 South-South Awards will feature unprecedented coverage by a wide range of media platforms.

As in previous years, the celebration will begin with a walk down the red carpet, where guests will have the opportunity to interact with international media. The red carpet will be followed by a cocktail hour and reception, while being entertained by by world-class musical artists and performers.

The 2015 South-South Awards will continue the annual tradition of honoring governments, organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing sustainable development worldwide. Let us celebrate as we define the post-2015 development landscape in the many years to come.