Students in Bergen
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The panel at the side event Partnerships for Climate Action hosted by the Norwegian Mission to the United Nations on 12 July 2019 as part of the High-level Political Forum.

Science is not negotiable

The challenges for the science-policy nexus to succeed were discussed at a side event hosted at Norway's Mission to the UN. The conclusion was that science may not be questioned, but are rather running the danger of it being ignored.

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.

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.

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.