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Day Zero – SDG Bergen 2022: “Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind”

9 February 2022 @ 13:30 - 15:00 CET

Sudanese refugees in Eastern Chad. Djabal secondary school. Children going home after school. Photo by Dominique Catton/ Flickr


9 February 2022
13:30 - 15:00 CET


Digital Conference


SDG Conference Bergen
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Day Zero is a free, all-digital day of events to kick off the SDG Conference Bergen.  GRIP will host a session at Day Zero, in relation to the new book “Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind” edited by Sudeshna Chatterjee, Alberto Minujin and Katie Hodgkinson. The book shines a spotlight on the world’s most vulnerable children and adolescents, living in poverty and exclusion.


“Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind” draws on experiences from some 35 countries and provides in-depth analysis of rich empirical evidence while reflecting on the meaning of ‘inclusion’ for children and adolescents who are often left behind. It reminds us that SDG targets and goals cannot be met unless we focus attention on pockets of inequity and deprivation. The book also provides unique insights on how knowledge, information, data collection, measurement and monitoring make the realities of children’s and adolescents’ lives more visible.

This event will use the book as a springboard for discussion on new analyses and policies to fight poverty, exclusion, and violence against children to measure and track progress against SDG targets. The editors and some of the contributing authors will discuss key ideas and invite participants to share their experiences of strategies and innovations for implementing the SDGs.

This event is free and digital. You must sign up for Day Zero/the Bergen SDG conference to participate. Register for the conference here. 



  • Sudeshna Chatterjee (Founder, Action for Children’s Environments)
  • Alberto Minujin (Professor at the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs at The New School)
  • Marguerite Daniel (Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Development, UiB)
  • Enrique Delamonica (Senior Adviser Statistics and Monitoring-Child Poverty and Gender Equality, UNICEF HQ)
  • Thomas George (Global Lead for Urban, UNICEF HQ)
  • Elina Troscenko (Advisor, Global Research Programme on Inequality)

Day Zero is an academic festival with creative spaces (workshops, exhibitions, debates, etc.) presenting work of relevance to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). We invite a diverse audience to participate, whether you are a student or work in academia or research, civil society, non-profit, in a start-up company, large corporation or small business.

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