Sustainability 101 - What are the SDGs ?

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Date 29.09.2021 18:0019:30  
Speaker Ambassador Christian Frutiger is Assistant Director General and Head of Global Cooperation at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). He is responsible for five thematic global programmes at the SDC, which aim to solve global challenges relating to climate change, water, migration, public health and food security through policy dialogue at international level and by shaping a more inclusive form of globalisation that favours development.
 
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Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

EPFL Tech4Impact and the student association GEHT are happy to present the Sustainability 101 - a series of lectures on EPFL campus to help us all understand the basic concepts around sustainability !

The topic of the session is “What are the SDGs?”. Let’s clarify this concept together! The event will happen on the EPFL campus in the SG1 auditorium. It will be followed by a Q&A session and an aperitif.

The lecture will take the form of a discussion between a moderator and our main speaker Ambassador Christian Frutiger. Christian Frutiger is Assistant Director General and Head of Global Cooperation at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). He is responsible for five thematic global programmes at the SDC, which aim to solve global challenges relating to climate change, water, migration, public health and food security through policy dialogue at international level and by shaping a more inclusive form of globalisation that favours development.

A COVID certificate and an id card are mandatory to participate to the event. For those who cannot join, the event will be streamed live on Youtube, the link will be communicated soon on EPFL Tech4Impact and GEHT social media. 

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  • General public
  • Free

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  • Tech4Impact is an EPFL initiative that creates bridges to leverage science & technology for sustainable impact and accelerates groundbreaking and sustainable technological solutions that create positive societal and environmental impact.  The Global Earth Horizon Talk is a student association that aims to explore how events can contribute to making our society more sustainable. Its aim is to help spread knowledge through scientific popularisation, create engagement through democratic participation, and accelerate the implementation of actions via community empowerment.

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