The Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals

18 September 2019

19:30 - 21:30

1. Understanding Climate Change – SDG 13 (Huynen / 18 Sept)

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The Sustainable Development Goals


Wed 18 and 25 Sept, 2, 9 and 16 Oct – 19:30 to 21:30
Karl Dittrich Hall, Student Services Center, Bonnefantenstraat 2

Maud HuynenPhD
Research Fellow Global Health, ICIS, FSE
Yvonne van der Meer, PhD
Associate Professor Sustainability of Biobased Materials in a Circular Economy, FSE
Prof. Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt
Professor of Ecological Energetics and Health, department of Human Biology NUTRIM, FHML
Prof. Joop de Kraker
Professor of Sustainability Assessment, ICIS, FSE
Prof. Marc Davidson
Professor in Philosophy of Sustainable Development from a Humanistic Perspective, ICIS, FSE
 

The United Nations has set Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to be achieved by 2030. These goals are meant to ensure a better and more sustainable future for all. They address challenges such as: poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. In this lecture series, you will gain insight into how some of these challenges relate to one another. You will also learn about different viewpoints on sustainability
 

The individual lectures
1. Understanding Climate Change – SDG 13 (Huynen / 18 Sept)
2. Circularity of Materials to Promote Sustainability – SDG 12 (Van der Meer / 25 Sept)
3. Healthy Sustainable Buildings – SDG 11 (Van Marken Lichtenbelt / 2 Oct)
4. Will we Save Nature when Nature will Save us? – SDG 14 + 15 (De Kraker / 9 Oct)
5. Why Sustainability? – SDG 13 (Davidson / 16 Oct)
 

Costs whole series
UM students €10
UM employees and students from other schools €25
Others €50

25 September 2019

19:30 - 21:30

2. Circularity of Materials to Promote Sustainability – SDG 12 (Van der Meer / 25 Sept)

02 October 2019

19:30 - 21:30

3. Healthy Sustainable Buildings – SDG 11 (Van Marken Lichtenbelt / 2 Oct)

09 October 2019

19:30 - 21:30

4. Will we Save Nature when Nature will Save us? – SDG 14 + 15 (De Kraker / 9 Oct)

16 October 2019

19:30 - 21:30

5. Why Sustainability? – SDG 13 (Davidson / 16 Oct)