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.
Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Søreide Eriksen will be opening the conference.
There are three keynotes:
- 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.