Sunday, August 30, 2015

International Conference on Sustainable Development

The 3rd Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development on September 23-24, 2015, at Columbia University in NYC. This year’s conference theme is “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Getting Started.” The aim of the conference is to identify and share practical, evidence-based solutions that can support SDGs, which will be adopted at the historic UN Summit immediately following the conference. World leaders, students, and professionals from around the world will come together for this conference.

Confirmed speakers include WBCSD President Peter Bakker, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, Asian Development Bank Vice-President Stephen Groff, Director of Earth Institute’s Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions program and Former Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies James Hansen, Journalist Femi Oke, Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Stockholm Resilience Centre Executive Director Johan Rockström, Executive Director of Human Resources, Health and Safety, Sustainability and Energy at Vale Vania Somavilla, and SDSN Director Jeffrey Sachs.

The event is hosted by The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice (MDP). 

For more information or to register click here.

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