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Role of Universities in the 2030 Agenda


With less than 10 years left to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is more important than ever for the global community to mobilise for accelerated action. In light of Covid-19 in particular, nations have become hyperaware of global interconnectedness and the need to work together for solutions to grand challenges.

What roles should universities play – now and into the future? With this question in mind, the forum will bring together UN officials and university presidents from different continents to share their strategies and best practices on SDGs. With diverse areas of expertise and outlooks, speakers and participants will together explore the role of universities in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.