Goalkeepers Report

The Goalkeepers Report is published every year and charts the progress toward the Global Goals. This year’s report focuses on inequality: what it is, why it exists, and how its complex layers affect so many people’s lives. The report also includes all the data tracking global progress—a set of 18 indicators that show, what’s changing and why. Read the report, dig into the data, and see what the numbers mean for real people and communities.

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Goalkeepers 2019

September 24-25, 2019

As world leaders gather for the UN General Assembly in September, we will be hosting the third annual Goalkeepers event in New York City on September 24 and 25. This year, Goalkeepers will focus on the challenge of fighting global inequality to ensure no one is left behind.

In previous years, speakers at Goalkeepers have included President Barack Obama, President Emmanuel Macron, and Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed; Nobel Peace Prize winners and inspiring young leaders such as Malala Yousafzai, Nadia Murad, and Trevor Noah; and musical performers Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Fatoumata Diawara.

Featured Content

“These aren’t just dreams, these are goals, and we can make them happen.” Melinda Gates

President Macron + Bill and Melinda

A conversation with President Emmanuel Macron, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

Change starts young

Bill Gates

Living in extreme poverty

Graça Machel

"Mandela was once like you"

We the Goalkeepers

A poem by Aranya Johar

Leading progress for the Global Goals

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development to achieve a better world by 2030. Led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers is dedicated to accelerating progress towards the Global Goals: using powerful stories, data, and partnerships to highlight progress achieved, hold governments accountable and bring together a new generation of leaders to address the world’s major challenges.
Learn about our mission

Together we can make an impact

The Global Goals are intended to cultivate a better future around the world. Learn more about the goals and how we’re working to achieve them.

Global Goals Awards

In September 2019, Goalkeepers will present the fourth annual Global Goals Awards. These awards tell the extraordinary stories of remarkable individuals taking action to bring the Global Goals to life and help achieve them by 2030.

Learn more about the awards

Accelerators bring together partners from different sectors around common agendas for action, seeking to catalyze investments, expertise, and innovation to drive further progress towards the Global Goals.

Learn more about the accelerators