Transforming our World: The role of Science to foster the integration and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

AGENDA

Friday  24,   November 2017

 

 

09:30-10:00       

 

Registration

10:00 – 11:30            

 

Opening

Invited Keynote Speakers, Welcome address (video messages)

Q & A

11:30 – 11:45

Coffee break - Networking

11:45 -13:30  

PARALLEL SESSIONS:  SDGs and Social Engagement

Session 1:   Global Compact Local Networks and SDGs

Session 2: Responsible Research and Innovation: A new concept for a new society?

Session 3: SDGs and the role of Higher Education Institutions

Session 4: Social protection for all to change people’s lives by 2030

Session 5: The Road to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Gender Discourse, Research and Practice

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:45 

Parallel Sessions:  

Implementing  SDGs, actors and policies

Session 6: SDGs - Good Health and Well-being

 

Session 7: SDGs - Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Session 8: SDGs - Clean Water and Sanitation

15:45-16:00

Coffee break- Networking

16:00-17:00

SDG Research/Presentation

17:00-18:00  

SDGs-Youth

19:00       

Official Conference Dinner

Saturday 25, November 2017

 

10:00 – 11:30

Panel Discussion:

The governance of SDGs: Global, National and Local         

Presentations

Q & A

11:30-11:45

Coffee Break- Networking

11:45 -13:00

Parallel sessions :  Science, Environment and Sustainable Development

Session 1:  Science for Peace and Conflict resolution

Session 2:    Sharing scientific information and knowledge

Session 3:    Mobilizing resources for sustainable investments

Session 4:    The Environmental Dimension of the SDGs

Wrap-up session and Open debate from the SDGs  2017

  Conference to a Common Agenda

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 – 18:00

Sightseeing Program

18:00             

 

CLOSURE

 

All sessions will be held in English. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in the keynote sessions.

Please also note that we will have additional side events on November 24-25, 2017!  A list of side events and registration information will be posted in the conference agenda!

 



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