Social Good Summit 2013 to be held in İstanbul on 24 September

17 Sep 2013

Social Good Summit in İstanbul, which will take place in Kadir Has University, will explore how digital technology, social media and youth can build a better future.

İstanbul - Social Good Summit is a unique global convening of world leaders, technology pioneers and grassroots innovators.

Social Good Summit İstanbul meet-up is organized with the partnership of UNDP Turkey, Ericsson, Google, Kadir Has University, Webrazzi and UN Volunteers on 24 September in Kadir Has University.

“Youth+Social Good” and “Social Media+Social Good” will be discussed in two separate panels at the conference.

Giulio Quaggiotto, the Practice Leader of Knowledge and Innovation in UNDP Europe and the CIS Bratislava Regional Centre will deliver a keynote speech in the beginning of the conference.

The conference will be live broadcast on this page and people can participate in the discussion online through social media channels.

This year’s theme: #2030NOW

This year’s theme of Social Good Summit which is #2030NOW will facilitate a global conversation and lively debate on the “world we want” in 2030 and how we unleash the next generation of innovation to make it a reality.

In Social Good Summit in İstanbul, experts will share their solutions and experience on the role of the youth and social media in achieving social good and create the world we want in 2030.

Online participants will also be able to join the live discussion with their questions posed on the social media platforms with #2030Now hashtag.

#Instacorps in Social Good Summit İstanbul meet-up

There will also be social media photographers who will capture and share behind-the-scenes images on Instagram from the 2013 Social Good Summit in İstanbul.

These digital photographers will include Cem Aydın (@cemaydin) and Engin Güneysu (@enginguneysu).


Details of the event:

For the conference agenda, click here.

Date: 24 September 2013
Time: 14:00
Place: Kadir Has University, Cibali Hall


Contact Information:

Faik Uyanık

Communications Officer, UNDP in Turkey

Tel: +90 312 454 11 05



Nazife Ece

Communications Assistant, UNDP in Turkey

Tel: +90 312 454 11 68


Social Good Summit in Istanbul

Join the conversation and use #2030Now and #2030Şimdi in your tweets.


When: 24 September 2013, 14.00 

Where: Cibali Hall Kadir Has University, İstanbul


Click here to get you free tickets to the event.



Visit Social Good Summit Istanbul page