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Rector Margareth Hagen is one of 58 university leaders from around the world to sign a joint statement reaffirming the University of Bergen’s commitment to the 2030 Agenda and to work for global collaboration.
“Science is not negotiable, but it can be ignored,” said Professor Edvard Hviding in a debate on transboundary institutions at the S4D4C final networking meeting.
The Research Council of Norway is supporting the establishment of the Norway-EU Science Diplomacy Network with NOK 1 million. This is the first time SDG Bergen is partner in a research grant.
On World Wildlife Day 3 March 2021, the University of Bergen becomes the first Norwegian institution and first university worldwide to join the European Commission’s Global Coalition United for Biodiversity.
In her native Norway, young law scholar Sofie Høgestøl is a media pundit on US politics. However, her interests go way further than that and she was delighted to be asked to moderate the fourth SDG Conference Bergen.
25 of the leading academic environments at the University of Bergen (UiB) have applied to the Norwegian Centres of Excellence scheme (SFF).
“It is vital for Norway to have a national action plan for the Sustainable Development Goals and only natural for academia to inhabit a key role by contributing with research-based knowledge and critical thinking on the goals,” says Vice-Rector Annelin Eriksen at the University of Bergen.
Professor Ragnhild Muriaas at the University of Bergen started her working career as a DJ. Now she investigates what strings must be played in politics to make a footprint.
- Thank you so much for the flexibility you have shown and the extra work you have put in during this very demaning time at the university, says Rector Dag Rune Olsen and University Director Kjell Bernstrøm in this open letter to all UiB-employees.
A new initiative has been launched at the University of Bergen to strengthen critical thinking on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the university's education.
We are pleased to introduce our new agreement with Berg-Hansen, one of Norway’s largest providers of business travel services
All academic staff are invited to participate in an online survey about the effects of the closing of campus due to the corona situation.
Ocean science is at the core of the University of Bergen’s science diplomacy activities. By juxtaposing the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda, the university and its partners are quietly providing policymakers with research-based knowledge for global sustainability.
In October 2018 the University of Bergen was given a lead role on SDG14, Life below water, by United Nations Academic Impact. Now the university has been asked to present a four-part series for inspiration on ocean research and education. The UN distributes the series globally.
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The University of Bergen is on track with the deliverables promised in SDG Action 28818, which has now been updated to include further deliverables towards the 2030 Agenda.
The University of Bergen has launched a European campaign to influence EU's long-term budget for research, through a petition and an open letter to European leaders.
The new Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate Scholarship Programme builds on long-term collaboration between two ocean and climate oriented universities, which includes a voluntary commitment at the inaugural UN Ocean Conference.

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