Workshop on Challenges and Progress: Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

16 October 2018

On 16 October at 14.00, UNU-CRIS will organize a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals and Challenges related to their Implementation. There will be two main speakers: Jan Vandemoortele and Peter Wollaert.

Jan Vandemoortele has been crucial in the establishment of the Millennium Development Goals. He has been Director of the Poverty Group at UNDP and has served in various other capacities with the United Nations for over 30 years, both at headquarters and in the field – with UNICEF, UNDP, the ILO and on loan to the World Bank. His last position was as UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Pakistan. He is a Belgian citizen and holds a PhD. in Development Economics. He is a member of various advisory groups, including to the UN Secretary-General.

Peter Wollaert has been Founder, and General Manager of 'The Conference House - Café de Fiennes' (sustainable hub) and is currently Managing Director of CIFAL Flanders, a UNITAR affiliated International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders. CIFAL Flanders' mission is to develop capacities of individuals, organizations, and institutions to enhance global decision-making and to support country-level action for shaping a better future. CIFAL Flanders is part of UNITAR’s network of International Training Centres, dedicated to providing innovative training to strengthen the capacities of government and civil society leaders to advance sustainable development.

The workshop will consist of two lectures, discussion and possibilities for informal exchanges during a small reception.

Registration is required.

Please register here before 11 October 23:59 CET.

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