Sustainable Development Goals Seminar Series 2021

Sustainable Development Goals Seminar Series 2021

The Centre for Urban Research and Social and Global Studies Centre invite you to join our seminar series exploring the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. The theme for this series is Partnerships for the Goals.

This seminar aims to increase the understanding of the SDG agenda and the importance of partnerships in delivering the goals, showcasing some of the excellent partnership work that is happening in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS).'

Join our panel for our first seminar, as they share their thoughts about the SDG Agenda, reflect on the agenda's importance in shaping the work of industry and universities, and highlight some of the challenges and opportunities for working in partnership, locally and internationally.

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

Panel Members

  • Professor Ralph Horne, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation for DSC
  • Kylie Porter, Executive Director of the Global Compact Network Australia, the Australian Local Network of the UN Global Compact.
  • Clare Russell, Director, Research Partnerships and Initiatives, Research Partnerships & Translation, RMIT University
  • Renzo Mori Junior, Senior Advisor, Sustainable Development, RMIT University
  • Emma Shortis, Research Fellow, EU Centre for Excellence, SGSC, RMIT University
08 April 2021


08 April 2021


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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.