UN STI Forum 2023 Side Event

DigitalArt4Climate & Blockchain4Climate COP28 Edition: Edutainment, Data and Digital Innovation for Citizens and Youth Climate Action Empowerment

(UN STI Forum 2023 Homepage: https://sdgs.un.org/tfm/STIForum2023)

Date: 2nd May 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 EDT / 4:00 – 6:00 PM CEST

Format/Venue: The side event will be virtual. The broadcasting studio will be set up at the Vienna International Center. There will be provided a live web-broadcast (with the possibility for audience interaction) on the IAAI GloCha Facebook page & UN Habitat Youth Program YouTube Channel & live and on-demand broadcast coverage on UN WebTV https://media.un.org/en/webtv/.

Context and Aims of the Side Event

This official side event to the UN STI Forum 2023 sheds light on the game changing potentials of digital innovation and especially blockchain technology as enabler of all of society action for climate empowerment and local SDGs implementation. A special focus will be laid on edutainment and youth with a vision that we can help the UN Climate Conference COP28 in Dubai/UAE in December 2023 to be successful as a unique moment of unity and action oriented mobilization for the world.

At the side event IAAI GloCha, the UN Habitat Youth programme, the Climate Chain Coalition and partners from the UAE and other parts of the world will present the roadmap towards

  • the DigitalArt4Climate COP28 edition (which will have several innovations, like e.g. a Music Video Award category),
  • the Data and digital innovation for citizens and youth climate action empowerment partnership of GloCha and the Climate Chain Coalition (incl. activities in relation to the development of a citizens climate action app),
  • plans for the COP28 Blue zone Digital Innovation/ Blockchain4Climate pavilion in the context of broader networking and capacity building efforts of the global Blockchain4Climate community, etc.

Agenda (as of 1st of May 2023)


DigitalArt4Climate (DA4C) COP28 Edition

Blockchain4Climate, Data and Digital Innovation for Youth and Citizens Climate Action Empowerment & COP28

Concluding remarks

Contact: Miroslav Polzer, IAAI GloCha, www.glocha.info, polzer@glocha.info,