In 2015, the UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by 193 member states, the goals represent an important international step in setting humanity on a trajectory towards sustainable development. Within this course, you will get a historical overview of how sustainability has been understood, as well as a thorough introduction to the SDGs – what they are, how progress can be measured, and how the SDGs are relevant for the management of the global systems supporting humanity. The course will examine how various societal actors are responding to and implementing the SDGs.
The Sustainable Development Goals – A global, transdisciplinary vision for the futureUniversity of Copenhagen
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Sustainable Development as a Global Goal
Managing human impacts on the natural world
Social sustainability and the way forward
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS – A GLOBAL, TRANSDISCIPLINARY VISION FOR THE FUTURE
Very interesting introduction to the SDGs. Nice selection of well-spoken speakers! Great course for anyone interested in getting a hands on this complex and interdisciplinary topic! :)
Fantastic course! I love the design of the course, especially the engagement with guests with various expertise, which provides a broad picture of SDGs as they are interdisciplinary by nature.
A well narrated course on Sustainable Development Goals. I will recommend all the present generation Social Development Professionals should take up the course, to understand the SDGs.
The Course really helped me understand the various aspects of Sustainable development better and how different factors or societal actors can come together and help work on the goals.
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