Agenda 2030 roundtable

UNU-WIDER, the UN Association of Finland, and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland held a policy seminar on 29 May 2017 to discuss ongoing efforts towards achieving the goals and efforts set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

The main objective of the event was to promote dialogue between local organizations and actors working on Agenda 2030, a global plan of action on areas of critical importance, including extreme poverty and gender equality. At the event, UNU-WIDER Director Finn Tarp provided an overview of Agenda 2030, after which participants shared their organizations’ ongoing efforts on set goals and targets in a roundtable discussion. 

Programme

15:00-15:15 Registration and coffee
15:15-15:30 Welcoming words and short introduction of participants
15:30-16:00 Agenda 2030
Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER
16:00-17:00 Roundtable discussion on Agenda 2030 implementation within respective organizations
17:00-18:00 Networking