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Open SDG lecture ‘How to become SDG-proof?’

29-08-2019, 09:0014:00

Eager to learn how to tackle real challenges in the field of sustainability? Curious to know more about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how to implement them? Motivated to build capacity for Agenda 2030? And always wanted to become a changemaker?

It is with pleasure that CIFAL Flanders welcomes you to our new half-day training on how to get started with the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and its 17 SDGs.


09:00     Welcoming reception with coffee and tea

09:30    Opening speech: Implementing the SDGs at the City of Antwerp
Mr. Tom Meeuws, Deputy Mayor Social Affairs, Poverty Alleviation, Community Development, Equal Opportunities, Social Economy, Environment and Worship City of Antwerp

09:45     How to become SDG-proof?
Mr. Peter Wollaert, Fellow UNITAR & Managing Director CIFAL Flanders

11:15     Implementing the SDGs at ILVO: Learnings and Opportunities
Prof. Dr. Joost Dessein, professor Agricultural Economics University of Ghent & senior researcher Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO)

12:00     Panel Debate on Localising the Sustainable Development Goals
Ms. Marian Blondeel, Head of Benelux-EU Team United Nations Regional Information Centre
Ms. Ingrid Lieten, Director Verso
Ms. Christel Vandenhouten, Head of Sustainable Development Brussels Airport Company
Mr. Hassan Al-Hilou,  Entrepreneur & Founder of YouthTalks
Prof. dr. Luc Van Liedekerke, Professor Business Ethics University of Antwerp & KULeuven

13:00     Walking lunch

Practical information

Date & timings: Thursday 29 August 2019, 9:00 – 14:00

Venue: Vredescentrum – Lombardenvest 23, 2000 Antwerp. 7 min by tram from Antwerp Central station

Language: Dutch


General introduction on Agenda 2030 and how to become SDG-proof by Peter Wollaert, Fellow UNITAR & Managing Director CIFAL Flanders:

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On implementing the SDGs at your organisation, by Prof. Dr. Joost Dessein, Senior Researcher ILVO:

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Olivia Droeshaut © DYOD


09:00 —14:00