The world is halfway through the action plan for sustainable development as outlined in Agenda 2030. What progress has been made and how does this affect us, both as a university and individually in our respective roles? Get a perspective on where we stand, globally and nationally, join us in taking stock on how SLU has contributed so far and discuss how we can contribute going forward. Register for “Agenda 2030: SLU Sustainability Day” on 14 November!
Agenda 2030 was adopted by the countries of the world in 2015 and the UN has recently conducted a mid-term review of its implementation. It points to the need to speed up the transition process. There is therefore reason to take a closer look at SLU's contribution to the 2030 Agenda, and how we can improve it.
"It is urgent to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Therefore, it is important that we take stock and reflect on how SLU has contributed, learn from successful examples and discuss how we can continue our work. I hope that this day will provide a good starting point for the future", says Ylva Hillbur, Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is responsible for issues related to Agenda 2030 at SLU.
From the corridors of the UN corridors to your everyday life
In the morning, we have an exciting program where various speakers will concretise the 2030 Agenda work at global, national and SLU level, interspersed with panel discussions and conversations. In the afternoon, you can choose between several interesting workshops, held digitally, followed by a closing.
Some highlights from the programme:
- The latest UN progress report on the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Perspectives and insights from Sweden’s National Coordinator for Agenda 2030, authorities, a municipality, business and industry, and youth.
- Get an overview of how SLU contributes to Agenda 2030 and join the discussion going forward.
The morning programme is held in the auditorium at Ultuna and can also be followed via webcast. The afternoon's workshops and the closing will be held digitally.
Students can participate in the day as a part of an existing course. Teachers should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
More information, programme and registration for the day can be found via the webpage about the day. There you can also find background information, an introductory course and a quiz about the 2030 Agenda, and more.