Conference: Addressing Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday 14 September 2021 / 1:00AM ~ 3:30AM UTC

About the Conference

GWCN Director General, Dr. Roger Achkar, is a keynote speaker at the concatenated events organized by Mapúa University, Philippines (GWCN member organization) on 14-17 September 2021. These events focus on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) highlighting how research and academic programs would contribute to giving solutions to SDGs. Dr. Achkar’s presentation is about Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

Among the highlights is a capacity building project: a TRUST project co-funded by EU E+, with USGM (Rome), GCU (London), and several other partners in Italy, Serbia, Vietnam and in the Philippines.

The UN SDSN SEAs Initiative aims to accelerate science driven blue growth and the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030) in the Euro-Asian Seas and beyond. The initiative aims to bring together in an interdisciplinary  framework the work of SDSN National and Regional Networks that is related to Blue Growth. It will introduce a regular annual report on Technological, Economic and Social Transition Pathways of accelerating the systemic transformation required for the implementation of Agenda 2030 in our Seas and Oceans, including Science-Technology and Innovation-Policy interface agenda setting, model design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.