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The Sustainable Development Goals – A global, transdisciplinary vision for the future, University of Copenhagen

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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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45 個審閱

創建者 Adaeze C Nwankwo

Dec 12, 2018

it supersedes my expectation

創建者 Kambekov Nurbolat

Nov 29, 2018

This course fully meet my expectations. It helps to make a clear image of current world situation from different prospectives. Economical, political and ecological issues related to the sustainable develooment are considered.

創建者 Valentine Joseph

Nov 19, 2018

Cours vraiment intéressant, fouillé. Les documents complémentaires sont aussi très bons. Je trouve ça néanmoins dommage que la version "gratuite" ne permette pas d'effectuer les quizz.

創建者 Oluwafemi Omodehin

Nov 03, 2018

This course, as methodically taught by Katherine (coupled with the discussions with other collaborators) has opened my eyes as a job seeker and as an intending Masters student to understand what the SDGs mean, why they exist, how they came about, the targets they set in clear terms and what my role is in achieving these goals. I have a deeper purpose for wanting a Masters degree and getting a job, I hope getting an opportunity in these two areas of my endeavour gives me an opportunity to attain these SDGs on the long run.

創建者 Abel Mkulama

Oct 21, 2018

Lets get more people to access this course, especially young people in African (SSA) countries, the challenge this side is payment methodology, you should come up with payment methodology say locally so that most people can access the course. It is so incredible!!!

創建者 Dr. Ramil A. Dinglasa, DM

Sep 20, 2018

i love it. i learned a lot.

創建者 Sagarika Sahoo

Sep 09, 2018

Good course. Learnt a lot about SGDs and the linkage between each SDGs.

創建者 Valeska Yanez

Sep 05, 2018

El curso es bueno para aprender mas sobre los SDGs sin embargo no ofrece certificado

創建者 KatIe Bondett

Sep 05, 2018

Great information, but more visuals in the lecture components would be useful.

創建者 Francesca

Sep 02, 2018

Extremely interesting course providing ideas and insights!