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About the Course

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. While all of the SDGs are essential to sustainable development, SDG 13, Climate Action, is usually perceived as the most urgent in terms of the need for a swift implementation on a global scale. Therefore, particular focus is given to this SDG. Through the course, you will gain up-to-date knowledge of the current understanding of human impacts on the Earth at the planetary level. Progress towards establishing global management of human interactions with the climate system within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is also discussed. The course is designed and taught by Professor Katherine Richardson, who is a member of the 15-person panel appointed by the UN General Secretary in 2016 to write the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report. In each lecture, Katherine interviews experts who provide insights relevant to the topic at hand....

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Jul 18, 2020

Thank you for offering this course (The Sustainable Development Goals-A global transdisciplinary vision for the future). I have passed it but I am not sure how can i get the certificate at this stage.


Jul 15, 2020

I loved it, ver interesting and relevant information to the situation we face nowadays! Everyone should take this course to understand that we must evolve as a society to have a better world for all.

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By Ramil A D

Sep 20, 2018

i love it. i learned a lot.

By Jenny A L A

Jul 16, 2022

Interesting and important.

By Victor M

May 2, 2021

Great introduction to SDGs

By Rohit k

Jul 24, 2020

The courese was very good.


May 1, 2020

very nice lecture & course


Nov 21, 2022

Relevant and informative!


Jul 17, 2022

very well designed course

By Galiya T

Feb 22, 2022

Very informative material

By Dinara A

Dec 24, 2020

Thank you for the course!

By Jovy P

Dec 15, 2020

Relevant and Informative.


Oct 27, 2020

The course is interesting


Sep 24, 2020

Very well designed course

By Scott R T

Jun 26, 2020

It was highly informative

By Smarnika G

Jun 1, 2020

It's really a nice course

By Sreeram

May 9, 2020

It was really productive.

By Shreyas M

May 1, 2020

awsome. very informative.

By Omole A A

Dec 25, 2022

The course is excellent!

By Gabako

Nov 17, 2022

Course was comprehensive

By Konstantinos K

Aug 5, 2022

Very good, learndt a lot

By Ijunghi O l

May 23, 2022

Interesting. I loved it.

By Ashima T

Nov 26, 2020

Very informative course.


Oct 4, 2020

new learning experiences


Sep 4, 2020

it was an amazing course

By Mohamed S S

Sep 30, 2022

i loved this course ❤️

By Ramalingam S

Apr 25, 2020

Nice learning about SDG