21.08. – 25.08.2017 | UN Summer Academy: Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development pleased to invite you to the UN Summer Academy 2017 titled Localizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development happening from 21 to 25 August 2017 in Bonn, Germany. This 5-day engaging programme fosters rich interaction on issues relevant to the work of the UN and its partners in the context off the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement through panel discussions, workshops, excursions and practical clinics such as Share Fair and Application Labs (App Labs). The 2017 edition of the Summer Academy will focus on ways to implement the 2030 Agenda at national, regional and local level, examining the particular role of cities and local authorities in the process.

At the end of the 5-day programme, participants will:

  • Have deepened their knowledge of the core substance and processes related to the 2030 Agenda, the Paris Agreement as well as the Financing for Development process.
  • Have an increased awareness of the specific roles of different development partners as well as related cooperation opportunities.
  • Have had a first-hand exposure to good practices in the area of sustainable development programming and implementation.
  • Have gained knowledge and skills on building substantive and sustainable partnerships and enhancing their networks.

Participants will have ample opportunities to listen to renowned speakers, engage in workshops and interactive sessions and network among each other. Highlights of the Summer Academy include an excursion and other exciting opportunities to discover Bonn and its region from a sustainability perspective.

An exclusive access to our online learning platform with training and supporting background materials, and the opportunity to stay connected with colleagues is also included in the event package which allows participants to have unlimited access to resources and contacts.

For more information and to register, please visit http://bit.ly/UNSA2017. Deadline for registration is on 7 August 2017. Should you have questions, please email sustainable-development@unssc.org.

Source: Notification UNSSC, 06.06.2017