(REF PC30) People Centered Internet and the SDGs

Increasingly the realization is dawning that digital technology is not serving us well, when designed without regard to impact on people and planet. The concept of a People Centered Digital Future can come to the front and center of our collective effort to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Families, neighbourhoods, our homes Read More

(REF SS30) Sudan and its Contribution to the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals, Convened by the National Centre for Research, Sudan Zeinab Osman

The Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations require international action, the collaboration of individual states as well as national initiatives. Action and involvement of less developed states are equally important and essential as initiatives taken by developed countries. This session will shed some light on Sudan and its contribution to the SDGs in Read More

(REF S1730) Science and SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals

SDG 17 Partnership for the Goals The SDG 17 is a universal and urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development by 2030. The goal, being adopted in 2015 is a follow-up of the partially achieved millennium Read More

(REF UV30) The role of universities through research and strategic partnerships in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The role of universities through research and strategic partnerships in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) In an era where global concerns about sustainability issues are at a peak as shown by the current agenda of the international community, international universities have a crucial role to play. The UN Gs) provide a platform for country-level commitments Read More

(REF ESG29) Environmental, Social and Governance: How ESG influences progress towards the SDGs

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments. Environmental criteria consider how a company performs as a steward of nature. Social criteria examine how it manages relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities where it operates. Governance deals Read More

(REF S1629) Science and SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions The SDG 16 is a universal and urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels by 2030. The goal, Read More