The Sustainable Cities Discussion Forum is a joint effort from the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the City of Helsinki.
The series discusses city and global-level challenges and developments associated with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Sustainable Cities Discussion Forum scheduled for May will focus on SDG13: Climate action. The Mayor of Helsinki, Director of UNU-WIDER and invited experts will discuss local and worldwide efforts to mitigate global warming, alongside other climate-associated topics. Previous events in the series examined SDG8: Decent work and economic growth and SDG4: Quality education.
The Sustainable Cities Discussion Forum will begin with a 20-minute keynote address, continue with a moderated panel discussion, and conclude with an audience Q&A.