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The latest events and news from the Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School, in collaboration with different stakeholders.

Events

2019

  • A vision for a Sustainable Lund University by 2030
    14 October, 14.00-17.00, Palaestra et Odeum, Lund

As part of The Future Week at Lund University the Agenda 2030 Graduate School and Lund University Sustainability Forum arranges an event where students, employes and the management of the university share their vision on how to become a sustainable university by 2030. What would you say to the management if you were to send them a postcard from the future - today?

Read more in the Sustainability Forum calendar.

  • Sustainability Week 2019
    8-13 April, Lund

Lund University, The City of Lund and other stakeholders invite you to a week full of sustainability activities. The Agenda 2030 Graduate School will join the seminars and vibrant discussions.

More info: https://www.sustainability.lu.se/sustainability-week-2019

  • Fighting Climate Change – Mapping the pathway with social movements.
    6 March, 14.00-16.00, Kulturen, Lund

Public lecture with climate change activists Bill McKibben and Ulf Jarnefjord.

Arranged by the Agenda 2030 Graduate School in collaboration with the Pufendorf IAS Advanced Study Group Civil Society and Sustainability Studies (CIVICSUS)​​​​​.

More info: https://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/fighting-climate-change-mapping-the-pathway-with-social-movements


News

2019

June

  • Report on how the Agenda 2030 affects different countries' research and innovation

FORMAS, a Swedish research council for sustainable development, has commissioned the consultancy company Ramboll to conduct a study on the impact of the Agenda 2030 on different countries' policies, strategies and activities in research and innovation. The Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School is highlighted as a good example on how to advance the sustainability issues within the academy. 

Read the FORMAS report on the impact of Agenda 2030 on different countries' policies, strategies and activities in research and innovation.

    March

    • The Swedish Agenda 2030 delegation's final report 

    The Swedish government has appointed an Agenda 2030 delegation with the task of promoting the national initiatives related to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and has presented a final report. Magdalena Bexell from Lund University does research on the politics and policies of Agenda 2030 and sees major challenges in the national sustainability work.

    Read the article on the Lund University news page (in Swedish).

    2018

    October

    • Lund University invests in graduate research school about Agenda 2030

    Lund University invests SEK 64 millions in a graduate research school focusing on societal challenges and Agenda 2030. The graduate research school, which will fully expanded include around 15 PhD students, is the first of its kind in Sweden. Sustainability Forum and Centre for Environmental and Climate Research have received the mission to administer the graduate research school.

    Read the article on the Lund University news page.

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