SDG Conference Bergen

Background information

Select background information on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and past activities.

Key documents

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Sept. 2015)
The UN Resolution 70/1 in wihch the UN unanimously adopted the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals
Overview of the 17 Goals

Norway’s follow-up of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (July 2016)

One Year Closer: Norway’s progress towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
2016 Status Report by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance

Global Sustainable Development Report, 2015 edition

A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development
The Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (2013)

The Ocean Conference (June 2017)

Past activities

Remembering the 2019 SDG Conference Bergen – in February 2019, the second national SDG Conference for the university sector in Norway was arranged at the University Aula in Bergen. The conference was called re:thinking/re:working – addressing the inequality of knowledge.

Remembering the 2018 SDG Conference Bergen – in February 2018, the University of Bergen organised the inaugural, high-level SDG Conference Bergen, on behalf of the university sector in Norway and in cooperation with Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education and Research.

UiB making its mark at the Ocean Conference – in June 2017, the University of Bergen and international partners made several voluntary commitments as part of SDG 14: Life Below Water.

Workshop: Universities and the SDGs – in February 2017, the University of Bergen arranged the workshop that started the process that led to the inaugural SDG Conference Bergen one year later.