February 14-15, 2019: South Korea holds global forum on sustainable development

The Ban Ki Moon Centre for Global Citizens and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) are holding a global engagement and empowerment forum (GEEF) on sustainable development. The title of this year’s forum is "A call to action: empower people, share prosperity", dedicated to enhancing cooperation and collaboration to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year’s forum features sessions on women’s empowerment, health, global citizenships, and parallel sessions on a number of topics. Representatives from South Korean government, KOICA, and international organizations will participate.

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Event website – GEEF

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February 20-22, 2019: South Korea holds youth workshop on ICT and SDGs

The Jeju International Training Center, which is affiliated with United Nations Institute for Training and Research, is holding a workshop for youth on accelerating Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) achievement through ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Held in partnership with Global Inner Peace, a non-profit and civil society organization focused on world peace and prosperity, the workshop will allow selected students to engage in group and individual activities to deepen their understanding on the role and relationship of ICT and SDGs. Students will come up with concrete ideas to strengthen positive impacts of ICTs in sustainable development.

Location: Jeju, South Korea

Event website – UNITAR CIFAL Jeju

South Korea