The order and details of the spotlights may be subject to changes. You register for the session by visiting the registration page and choosing a Friday pass.
Co-Founder, the Museum for the United Nations – UN Live
Share your story about the SDGs
Journalist and Assistant Professor at Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Guovdageaidnu, North-Norway
What Are The Challenges With Sámi Languages, One People Living in Four Countries and Nine Languages?
CEO, Creative Commons
How a radically open approach will let us move more quickly, with greater innovation, towards a more equitable result.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor in Physical Geography, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU
The importance of collaboration and communication to find joint solutions to wicked problems
Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
Citizen-generated data and the SDGs
Journalist, social media expert and digital advisor
How the controversial Copyright directive explained why journalism is worth funding
Director, Wayback Machine, Internet Archive
The Internet Archive in support of the SDGs
Wikimedian in Residence for UNESCO
Examples from UNESCO, including the FindingGLAMs project
State Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The role of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Panel with four prominent Wikimedians, relating the movement's work across the world with the Global Goals:
Anna Torres from Wikimedia Argentina
Thomas Schallhart, Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group
Li-Yun Lin, Wikimedia Taiwan
Felix Nartey, Open Foundation West Africa
Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation
Principles shared between the SDGs and the Wikimedia movement and our goals for 2030