UN SDG Action Camapaign | New immersive experiences & COVID19 creativity

The SDG Action digest is back!

From insanely good new SDG immersive experiences to add to your SDG digital library, and over 17k compelling creative works from design to animated GIFs to admire and use to help craft your COVID19 response messaging and communications, to a long read on how we co-organized the largest global hackathon to develop concrete solutions to COVID19 across the world and even an opportunity to join our team! The SDG Action digest is back with a lot of creativity, great content, and useful resources!

MY World 360° presents new selection of immersive experiences

We are excited to share with you the latest selection of MY World 360° immersive media as part of the growing series of immersive media inspiring action for people and for the planet. The 8 selected experiences cover many core issues related to the Sustainable Development Goals: ranging from homelessness in Argentina, to an interactive VR experience of polar warming, to a walk through an LTBQI art community in India, the new MY World 360º playlist reflects priorities and perspectives of emerging creators from around the world.

Watch MY World 360


Submissions now open – Calling creators to share immersive stories for a more sustainable world

We invite creators of all ages, countries and languages to bring the global community closer together by capturing actions that are making a difference in response to COVID-19, thereby sharing their vision of a post-pandemic world that meets the Sustainable Development Goals.

Use any type of media combinations—from combining pen and paper with an audio recording, to Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, or 3D design—that create an immersive story and connect with creators in other parts of the world to harness the universal creativity and solidarity.

Beginners, emerging and recognized creators are invited to submit their work until 31 August 2020 for consideration to be part of the next selection and showcased as part of UN digital activations.

Submit your My World 360 Media here

17k artworks to beat COVID-19 for you to use!

The United Nations invited creators to respond to an Open Brief for compelling creative works conveying the right public health messages as well as uplifting content to unite the world. In over two weeks, 17,000 creative submissions – including written word, audio, graphic design, music, animation, and film – came in from 143 countries!

All of it is available as part of the UN COVID-19 Creative Hub hosted on Talenthouse for the global community to use in your messaging and communications. Browse by style, languages and key messages and download according to your needs. Show your love and respect by crediting the artist! Use the hashtag #UNCOVID19Brief and tag us at @SDGaction so we can continue sharing! Keep an eye on our channels where we’ll be sharing some of our picks.

Explore the UN Cover-19 creative hub here

Source: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign, April 2020