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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 19, 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 16, 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 Vivelka M

Aug 11, 2020

the best...just the best course on the SDG´s.

By Nicole M

Feb 14, 2020

A super holistic and knowledge-filled course!

By Bhupendra P S

Dec 27, 2019

Thanks for providing knowledge regarding SDGs

By Chiara M

Jul 15, 2019

A great introduction to a huge topic, thanks!

By Shannan W

Oct 01, 2020

Great course for an introduction into SDG's!

By Deepak k V

Jul 22, 2020

from this course , i learbt abpout SDG Goals

By Martha L F B

Jul 19, 2020

Excellent course and really show-perspective

By Valdenildo P d S

Jun 19, 2020

Excellent course. New learnings are proposed

By Akbermet Z

Feb 07, 2020

I have really enjoyed the course! Thank you.

By Col G S

Oct 09, 2019

Excellent Course with great learning values.


Jun 12, 2020

I learnt lots of things through this course

By Suhit A M

May 21, 2020

Really great insight towards global welfare

By Taibat A Y

May 19, 2020

This is reader friendly concept of delivery

By Sandra D

Mar 26, 2020

Excellent informative easy to follow course

By 4065 R G S R K V

Sep 10, 2020

Great opportunity for learning about sdg's

By Md T A T

Jun 22, 2020

Many things to know...great course indeed

By Dr J T S

May 24, 2020

Interesting unknown facts about the goals

By Nurlan M

Nov 25, 2019

Perfect! Thanks a lot for this great job!

By Tamanna K

Aug 04, 2020

I learned about sustainable development.

By Reggie H

Jun 11, 2018

Very informative course about the SDG's.

By Shakeel A

May 13, 2020

Incredible experience with this course.

By Sakine M

Jul 16, 2020

very useful and good

Thanks to all you.

By Sujeevan P

Jul 08, 2020

Excellent course , refreshed my skills

By Jeimmy N L A

Jun 13, 2020

Todo estuvo super bien. Muchas gracias

By Timothy A N

Oct 27, 2019

It was insightful and in-depth lessons