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MIGRATION
Esperanza Diaz portrait.

Released the first international book on migrant health

Esperanza Diaz at IGS has published the first book in history In English on migrant health – a resource for general practitioners.

HLPF 2019
Professor Edvard Hviding from the University of Bergen's SDG Bergen initiative at the High-level Political Forum 2018 iat the United Nations in New York City, in July 2018.

Providing science advice to the UN

The University of Bergen's pioneering approach to the SDGs has brought the university in direct contact with the United Nations to provide scientific advice.

THE GLOBAL GOALS
Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe from the Norwegian Mission to the UN during her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School on Monday 17 June.

The SDG challenge: an insider's perspective

Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe was in the UN when the deal on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was made. In her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School, she told of her insider's experience in the making of this ground-breaking agreement.

GLOBAL HEALTH
Brain surgery in Ethiopia

Brought brain surgery to Ethiopia

At the beginning of the millennium, there was no one capable of undertaking brain surgery in Ethiopia. Today, thanks to Professor Morten Lund-Johansen at the Department of Clinical Medicine and his colleagues, there are 35 specialists able to conduct head operations.

THE UIB MAGAZINE
Close-up of SDG-pin and University of Bergen-pin on the suit jacket of one of the delegates at the inaugural SDG Conference Bergen in February 2018.

SDG Bergen: a strategic initiative

The SDG Bergen initiative is presented in a special 10-page section in the UiB Magazine.