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Accelerating the Implementation of Sustainable Development in Research Programmes, Turin, Italy
01/07/2019 - 02/07/2019
Despite the fact that research on sustainable development is important, and it delivers decision-making tools for future oriented action and for a sustainable society, there is at present a need to strenghten and accelerate the initiatives from higher education institutions in this key area. It is against this background that the Symposium “Accelerating the Implementation of Sustainable Development in Research Programmes” is being organised by the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme, the World Sustainable Development Research and Training Centre, the European School of Sustainability Science and Research, the Italian Network of Universities for Sustainable Development (Italy), the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) in cooperation with a number of institutions of higher education active in this field.
Part of the “Accelerating Sustainable Development Series”.
They focus on the means to integrate, promote or otherwise catalyse the implementation of teaching on sustainable development at higher education institution, assisting them in their efforts to implement the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and contribute to the further development of this central topic. is part of the “Accelerating Sustainable Development Series”, which consists of three related events on sustainable development with a focus on research (Turin, 1st-2nd July 2019), teaching (Stockholm, 9th-10th September 2019) and on campus activities (Spain, December 2019).