Oct 25 2022 | Posted by WUN

Conference “Shaping the future agenda of SDGs in Asia: The Innovative & Transformative Approach”

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The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is inviting colleagues from global partner universities to participate in a conference that focuses on three main areas of addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia:

  • International research collaboration
  • Practical solutions to the community
  • University social responsibility

In 2021, NCKU initiated the WUN Global Research Group – SDGs in Asia with support from WUN. In the invitation for this event, they say, “We are glad to have researchers around the world involved in our research group, creating collaboration and ideating effective solutions to the most critical issues facing in Asia. At the end of 2022, the research teams are expected to reach a milestone and move forward to the next phase. They will take this opportunity to share their findings and identify opportunities through international collaboration.”

Speakers include Dr. Mohd Wira Mohd Shafiei, Director of the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Prof. Tony Capon, Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute who will share their insights into Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) leadership and practices. 

During the event, NCKU will announce a call for new proposals and the group’s 2023 strategy. They invite you to join the event and engage with the global research community involved in this consortium.

  • Theme: Shaping the future agenda of SDGs in Asia: The Innovative & Transformative approach
  • Hosted by: National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
  • Date: Tuesday 15 November 2022
  • Time: 09:30-15:30 CST (UCT+8)
  • Format: Hybrid.
  • Location: NCKU Future Venue (No.1, University Road, East District, Tainan City 701) and virtual
  • Registration form (Registration will be open until 7 November 2022)
  • Tentative agenda If you have any questions regarding registration or attendance for the conference, please contact the local WUN Coordinators Dr Joy Lin and Ms Joanna Yuen Ting Wan.

Visit the project website for more information on the WUN Global Research Group – Asia SDGs.