Archives: SDSNs Greece

Youth Speak Forum 2023 | 11.03.23 – Deree – The American College of Greece, Athens

Το YouthSpeak Forum, ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα events για τους 17 Στόχους Βιώσιμης Ανάπτυξης στην Ελλάδα, επιστρέφει δυναμικά στις 11 Μαρτίου 2023, στο Deree – The American College of Greece, στην Αθήνα. Τι είναι το YouthSpeak Forum; To YouthSpeak Forum αποτελεί μία από τις μεγαλύτερες εκδηλώσεις ενημέρωσης και ευαισθητοποίησης νέων για τους Στόχους Βιώσιμης Ανάπτυξης …

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Key Outcomes of COP27 | ΑΕ4RIA

Dear colleagues, This is the Alliance of Excellence for Research and Innovation on Αephoria | AE4RIA Press Release on the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) that took place 7th-18th of November in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. AE4RIA’s leading members, ReSEES Laboratory at Athens University of Economics and Business, the Sustainable Development Unit …

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Report: The progress of the Greek Regions in relation to the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network – SDSN Greece, the Athens University of Economics and Business, the “Athena” Research Center and the Regional Policy Observatory, together with the support of Data Consultants, published with the first recording of the progress towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the regional level. The current report presents a first step to target assessment for …

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SDSN Network Managers Workshop 2022

From the 11th to 14th of October 2022, more than 60 managers from 50 national and regional networks joined a four-day hybrid workshop from Kigali, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Paris, and online. The 2022 network managers workshop gave the global team a chance to reconnect in person after a long period of virtual convenings. SDSN Greece was represented …

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“Aristotle’s Μετεωρολογικά, Meteorology then and now”

Authors: Anastasios A. Tsonis and Christos Zerefos   Aristotle’s Meteorologica concentrates on the meteorological aspects of Aristotle’s work published as Meteorologica books A-D, and on how they compare now with our understanding of meteorology and climate change. In other words, how well did Aristotle fair when he tried to explain weather 2,300 years ago when there was …

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10 Years of SDSN!

Sustainable Development Solutions Network SDSN is celebrating 10 years!   Join us in reflecting on the past decade of education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation for the SDGs with a blog post from SDSN’s President, Jeffrey Sachs, along with John Thwaites, Co-Chair of our Leadership Council and Networks Strategy Council. Read it here 

Press Release: Workshop on Ancient Wisdom for Modern Challenges & Official Launch SDSN Global Climate Hub

The Workshop on Ancient Wisdom for Modern Challenges took place in July 6-8, 2022, in Athens, Greece. International scholars of philosophy, policy science, behavioral science, and other interdisciplinary fields, met at the famed Academy of Athens to explore how ancient philosophy can inform our modern understanding of ethics and well-being, and thereby help to address some of the world’s most …

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Launch of the SDSN Global Climate Hub

SDSN Global Climate Hub was launched on the 6th of July, in a pre-COP27 event that took place at the Academy of Athens . The SDSN Global Climate Hub was announced by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Maria Cortes-Puch, Vice President of SDSN. The Chair of the SDSN Global Climate Hub will …

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Sing the Statement by members of UN SDSN on the war in Ukraine

Members of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Members of the SDSN Community have written a statement calling for urgent and intensified diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine. Diplomacy under the UN Charter is the only path to peace. The statement conveys the belief that Russia and Ukraine could and should reach a …

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Έκθεση «Κλιματική Αλλαγή και Εμείς» στο Μουσείο Γουλανδρή Φυσικής Ιστορίας

Το Μουσείο Γουλανδρή Φυσικής Ιστορίας δημιούργησε την Πρώτη Διαδραστική Έκθεση για την Κλιματική Αλλαγή με τίτλο «Κλιματική Αλλαγή και Εμείς» με σκοπό οι επισκέπτες να αντιληφθούν τις συνέπειές της, τον βαθμό στον οποίο μας επηρεάζουν, αλλά και τον τρόπο που ο καθένας ξεχωριστά μπορεί να βοηθήσει. Η έκθεση άνοιξε την Παρασκευή 1 Απριλίου 2022 και αποτελείται από 17 …

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World Happiness Report 2022

The World Happiness Report 2022 is out!  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Happiness Report, which uses global survey data to report on how people evaluate their own lives in more than 150 countries around the world. The interest in happiness is, of course, global. The World Happiness Report reached more than 9 …

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Science and Ethics for Happiness and Well-being (SEH) Initiative

Science and Ethics for Happiness and Well-being (SEH) Project. SEH is an initiative hosted and managed by Monsignor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences, in partnership with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), and Columbia University. Prof. Phoebe Koundouri is an invited member. Monsignor Sorondo, Jeffrey Sachs, …

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Reviving the MCCI initiative

SDSN Greece has a central role to play in the implementation of the Mediterranean UN SDSN. In this direction, the Greek hub aims to revive the Mediterranean Climate Change Initiative (MCCI). The MCCI initiative was envisaged as both an autonomous Mediterranean political initiative aiming at strengthening international and regional agreements through common policy positions and …

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2021 SDSN Networks in Action Report

Networks in Action report presents unique global network of problem solvers and their contributions to addressing the world’s most pressing problems. This year’s edition features a specific focus on the impact our networks have had in the world – from their efforts to localize the SDGs in their countries, engage with knowledge institutions and youth, improve …

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Global Roundtable for Sustainable Shipping and Ports – Join the Solution

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Shipping and Ports was launched at the COP25 in December 2019 in Madid, Spain. This initiative aims at bringing together researchers and technology developers, shipbuilders, shipowners, ports, policymakers and politicians, from around the globe, to work on technological and policy innovations seeking net-zero emissions in the maritime sector by 2050. The Initiative will be …

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Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean – 2020 Report

Launching event of Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean – 2020 Report. The online presentation and debate jointly organized by SDSN Mediterranean and Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena, will be held on November 12, at 15.15 (CET). The event, with the participation of the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean Ambassador Nasser Kamel, will host the key-note speech by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, leader of …

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