Siena International School on Sustainable Development 2022

Founded in 2018, the Siena International School on Sustainable Development was the first training initiative ever launched in Italy to explore topics related to the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This year, it focuses on the topic of decarbonization, and it is supported by a Scientific Advisory Committee chaired by Jeffrey Sachs (UN SDSN), and co-chaired by Phoebe Koundouri (Athens University) and Carlo Papa (Enel Foundation). The Director of the School is Angelo RiccaboniPresident of Santa Chiara Lab and Professor at the University of Siena.

The School is organized by the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS)Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN), powered by Enel Foundation, and supported by the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) and SDSN Europe.

The Siena International School on Sustainable Development 2022 is open to researchers, managers, officers at private and public institutions, and entrepreneurs, to create a network of game changers, able to develop and implement effective and inclusive solutions in the field of decarbonization. The School is open to a maximum of 250 participants to the online phases and up to 30 participants to the on-campus phase, carried out in Siena in June 2022.

In the three previous editions, more than fifty scholars and internationally renowned experts conveyed research, scientific knowledge, and best practice to more than 100 young researchers, professionals, and public servants.

The School, now on its fourth edition, reproposes the same format of past editions: it will be carried out in three phases (from 14 March to 18 June 2022), combining didactic and scientific interactions, online and on-campus courses.


Applications are open until 4 March 2022.

Learn more here

Read the Press release

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