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UN SDSN Belgium Seminar

22-10-2019, 09:0013:30

Seminar hosted by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) in participation with Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

09.15-09.30h Coffee/Tea
09.30-09.35h Welcome by Prof. dr. Ir. Hugo Thienpont, Vicerector Innovation and Industry Relations,Vrije Universiteit Brussel
09.35-09.45h Introduction by Prof. dr. Silvia Lenaerts, Vicerector Valorization and Development University of Antwerp, Chair SDSN Belgium
09.45-10.15h Guillaume Lafortune, SDG Index Manager SDSN: The First European SDG-report
10.15-10.40h Debate
Good practices in university colleges and universities:

Prof. dr. Marc Frère, Université de Mons: working with the SDGs

Goedele Nuyttens and Linde Moriau, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: course ‘Redelijk Eigenzinnig’

Prof. dr. Sara Vicca, Universiteit Antwerpen: new course on climate change

dr. Emilie Mutombo, Université Libre de Bruxelles: the whole-of-institution approach related to education  for sustainability

dr. Koen Rymenants, Hogeschool Gent: transformation of research policy

12.10-12.30 dr. Marie-Anne Persoons, Delegate of Belgium to the UN’s SDG Education 2030 Steering Committee: education for democracy and human rights is the key to achieve the SDG’s
12.30-13.00 Q&A
13.00-13.30 Lunch offered by Interuniversity Center for Education Law



09:00 —13:30


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 5
Brussel, 1050 Belgium


UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)