The SDGChoupal is a collective community initiative of NITI Aayog, Dr Ambedkar International Centre,Min. of SocialJustice Govt. of India,MSMEGovt.of India ,NSIC,RIS,TERI, Nagrik Foundation (Philanthropy arm of DainikBhaskar),UNHabitat,FICCI-ARISE India,CII India@75,WHO,UNESCAP,ONGC,GCNI in collaboration with other stake holders .
It is dedicated to support the UN system, national and state Governments, and institutions on advocacy and community engagement for SDG implementation in India. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 goals and 169 targets that all 193 UN Member States, including India have committed to achieve between 2016 and 2030.
SDG Actions under the SDGChoupal
The SDG Choupal is launched to span up to 2030 till the SDG Agenda are met, and will engage people with following initiative on continuous basis:
During the Choupal, a SDG SankalpJyoti (Inspiration for a better world) will be installed at DAIC which will remain aflame till 2030 reminding everyone of us regarding our role and responsibility towards a better world.
An SDG Insignia shall be installed at the Dr AmbedkarInternational Centre which will remain there till 2030 as reminder and inspiration to every stakeholder .
The SDGChoupal celebrates individuals, civil society organizations, local governments and others who are taking action to advance the 2030 Agenda across a range of categories. The Awards aim to recognize change-makers from across the nation, especially from the rural community, who may be mobilizers, connectors, campaigners, visualizers, includers, creatives and storytellers. The recognition of achievements will not only serve to showcase the incredible initiatives being led by awardees but will also serve a meaningful inspiration for community to connect, share stories and further those critical connections. Awardees will have the opportunity to lead the campaign in their respective areas of activities.
SDG Ambassadors Drive
The initiative envisions to educate each and every villager and urban citizens the goals and laurels of SDG, their roles and responsibility and actions on advancing SDGs , and getting them together to participate and contribute in nation building. Around 1 million youth are estimated to be enrolled as SDG Ambassador in first year.
SDG Resource Centre
The DAIC will have a SDG Resource Centre to showcase the activities of UN Agencies and various Ministries of Govt of India on SDG Agenda. It will also serve a co-ordination centre for interchange of data, information and good practices shared by stakeholders. The centre would also be a converging point of intellectuals and their research and experiences in the field of SDGs.
Distts& Village Basic Dashboard on SDG 2030
Distts& Village Basic Dashboard on SDG 2030 will be launched as an adaptable platform for citizen-generated data and engagement with the SDGs. It will allow people to engage with the UN System and Government machinery at Distt& Village levels . Besides sharing data, the platform will also share human faces and stories of change
World We Want
World We Want is a joint venture between the UN and Civil Society, which the Choupal will launch in India. The World We Want enables people to engage, visualize and analyse people’s voices on sustainable development. The platform hosts a series of SDGs focused consultations intended to ensure the voices of the most marginalized communities are considered during key development moments at the global, regional and local levels.
Campaign for SDGIndia Logo
Campaign for SDGIndia Logo on Government/Corporate Stationary: The Choupal will unveil a SDGIndiaLogo and will undertake to launch a campaign to put that logo on all government and corporate stationary to remind all of us for contributing towards SDG agenda.
SDG Think Hub
The Choupal will launch a space, virtual and real-time “Nagrik Dialogue-Think & Action Forum “, for inviting interaction of SDG leaders, luminaries and thinktanks, sharing innovations and registering feedback on progresses made on SDG agenda. The Hub will have periodical meeting and the outcome will come covered in NagrikDialogue .
SDG Poster & Sticker Campaign
The Choupal endeavours to launch a campaign to put on SDG Posters on all Government Buildings, Public Spaces and Transport. The youth will also be driven to put stickers on their private vehicles making SDG a true peoples movement for a better world.
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