SDG Conference Bergen

2021 SDG Conference programme: The SDGs after the Crisis

How do we meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic? How do we meet the increasing inequalities caused by this crisis? And, how will the crisis impact on the SDGs? Find more information on the programme and how to register for the national 2021 SDG Conference Bergen – 10-12 February.

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While the world has united behind the 2030 Agenda, rising global inequalities have long threatened to derail the progress made so far. Adding to this, the outbreak of covid-19 has had devastating impacts across the world. Recognizing this global fundamental challenge, the 2021 SDG Conference Bergen focuses on tackling global inequalities, relevant for all of the goals, to achieve a new path for sustainable development, after the crisis.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT! If you have registered and not received a link to the conference, please contact Ms. Kristina Øyen.

Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide will be opening the conference.

There are three keynotes and a greeting from the UN:

  • Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
  • Professor Kate Raworth, the author of the groundbreaking Doughnut Economics book, providing a visual framework for sustainable development
  • President Daya Reddy of the International Science Council
  • Director of the African Centre for Cities, Dr. Edgar Pieterse

Conference moderator is Associate Professor Sofie Høgestøl from the University of Oslo.

Official hashtag for the conference is #SDGbergen21

THE PROGRAMME for the 2021 SDG Conference Bergen:

Day Zero: Wednesday 10 February

Day 1: Thursday 11 February

Day 2: Friday 12 February