Summit of the Future (SOTF) Information Clearinghouse

Events and publications

2024 UN Civil Society Conference

The 2024 UN Civil Society Conference in Support of the Summit of the Future was held in Nairobi on 9-10 May under the title “Shaping a Future of Global and Sustainable Progress.”

From the SDG Summit to the Summit of the Future: Building the UN We Need

16 September 2023, 14:15 – 15:45 EDT, in NYC and online

Panelists will discuss how the 2024 Summit of the Future may best accelerate the implementation of the outcomes agreed at the SDG Summit by promoting effective UN reform for a stronger, more accountable and inclusive multilateral system.

2023 Eminent Persons Open Letter

Open Letter regarding the United Nations Summit of the Future, including press release

November 2023

Global Futures Forum

The first edition of the Global Futures Forum took place 20-21 March in hybrid format from New York GFF Outputs Cross-cutting Engagement

C4UN OCA report series (2022)

Reports on UNGA deliberations to help advance civil society advocacy on Our Common Agenda in preparation for the September 2023 Summit of the Future.

Global People’s Forum for the Future of the United Nations Summary Report (2021)

On 8 December 2021, the Coalition for the UN We Need (C4UN) & Together First hosted its Global People’s Forum for the Future of the United Nations on the theme “Turning Words Into Action.”

Open letter re: Civil Society and “Our Common Agenda”

From the letter: “We are writing as national and international civil society organizations and networks regarding the need for open, transparent and inclusive modalities for the follow up
processes to the Secretary-General’s Our Common Agenda (OCA) report.”

C4UN Virtual Roundtable on OCA Report: Summary (November 2021)

C4UN convened a global Virtual Roundtable on 30 November 2021 to generate a moment of collective thought leadership following from the Secretary-General’s September 2021 Our Common Agenda report.

C4UN-GGIN Our Common Agenda Summary of Key Elements

This report serves as a background document to summarise the Our Common Agenda (OCA) report and facilitate discussions on advocacy efforts on the Road to OCA-recommended summits in 2023 & 2025.