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UN General Assembly and UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner
Time and place: May 15, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Stallen, Professorboligen (Karl Johans gate 47)

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joins us to discuss ongoing reforms and the role of the UN in ensuring the achievement of the SDGs.

Mumbai
Time and place: May 9, 2019 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

What is the role of business in advancing the 2030 Agenda in India? How, and to what extent, can the private sector play a strategic role in government efforts towards achieving the SDGs? And how have leading companies operationalized their commitments towards the SDGs? 

Time and place: Mar. 26, 2019 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, SUM's seminar room, Sognsveien 68 (4th floor), Oslo.

In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. The seminar is the first in our new SDG Asia seminar series that addresses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the Asian context.

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Time and place: Feb. 28, 2019 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM, Protea Hotel Ryalls, Blantyre

Since re-introduction of democracy in 1994, what gains and losses has Malawi experienced in its political and public governance landscape?

Climate protest
Time and place: Feb. 9, 2019 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM, University of Calcutta

This workshop, organized in collaboration with the University of Calcutta, aims to provide a better understanding of the role of human agency and feedbacks to behaviors, values and norms that affect the functioning of Earth Systems.

Read a report from the workshop here.

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Teglverket, Det Akademiske Kvarter, Bergen

How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Loftet, Professorboligen

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reengage in conversations on how best to achieve sustainable development. The Oslo SDG Initiative invites stakeholders to reflect on Norwegian engagement with the SDGs, and discuss achievements and challenges that lie ahead.

Is there a danger that in the process of translating this into detailed targets and indicators, the SDGs will lose their transformative potential?
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset

What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?

UiO aula w/ SDGs
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM, Loftet, Professorboligen

The Oslo SDG Initiative invites UiO faculty to an interdisciplinary brainstorming event on research, teaching and dissemination related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Fish market India
Time and place: Oct. 5, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Kolkata, India

Roundtable discussion in Kolkata organized in collaboration with Presidency University

India's flag
Time and place: Oct. 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM, New Delhi, India

Roundtable discussion in New Delhi organized in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Ambulance depot near western area Emergency Response Centre, Sierra Leone
Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Dr. Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School.

Amina J. Mohammed
Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Time and place: Aug. 15, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

What role does aid play in the 2030 Agenda, and what is the future of Norwegian development cooperation?

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

The private sector is considered a key actor in fostering progress towards the SDGs, but what role does business play in the global development agenda?

Woman rally
Time and place: June 7, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Blantyre, Malawi

This roundtable will explore the role of the SDGs as a framework to promote policymaking related to development in Malawi.

Time and place: May 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus

How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?

Blantyre Market, Malawi.
Time and place: Apr. 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Loftet, Professorboligen, University of Oslo

What has been the impact of the SDGs on policy formulation in Malawi, and what are the linkages between aid, taxation and private investments in securing funding for their implementation?

President Jacob Zuma welcomes President of China Xi Jinping on a state visit to South Africa at the Union Building in Pretoria
Time and place: Apr. 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Beijing, China

How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?

agriculture-countryside-cropland-farm
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Professorboligen

What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2018 9:15 AM - 5:30 PM, City University Hong Kong

The purpose of this seminar is to examine China’s role in reshaping global governance and existing mechanisms and structures of international cooperation.

The Sustainable Development Goals.
Time and place: Feb. 22, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Loftet, Professorboligen

Academic brainstorming session on the underlying theory of change of the SDGs, and the role of universities in their implementation.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Auditorium 13, Domus Media (Karl Johans Gate 47)

We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.