Are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) an unprecedented, even over ambitious attempt to solve the world’s problems? Or are they part of a long tradition of humanity’s search for a better world? In a special edition of the podcast Inside Geneva, the panel will discuss what we can learn from past efforts at solving global challenges, and ask where the SDGs stand now that a global pandemic has been added to the mix:
Mukta Dhere, Alumna and Project Coordinator of the Advancing Development Goals Contest, the Graduate Institute, Geneva
Martin Gutmann, Lecturer, Lucerne University of Applied Arts, and Editor of a Multi-Author International Research Project, Before the SDGs. A Historical Companion to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Frederic Perron-Welch, Junior Visiting Fellow, International Law, the Graduate Institute, Geneva
Claire Somerville, Lecturer and Executive Director of the Gender Centre, the Graduate Institute, Geneva
Presenter: Imogen Foulkes, Geneva correspondent for SWI swissinfo.ch and the BBC
This episode will be available to listen to or download on the SWI swissinfo.ch website, or you can subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Inside Geneva is a SWI swissinfo.ch production, in partnership with the Genève Vision media network and the Graduate Institute Geneva. It provides an in-depth look at global issues, from migration crises, to human rights, health emergencies, or the future of the United Nations.
This panel discussion is organised in partnership with SWI swissinfo.ch and Genève Vision. Please note that this event can be joined online or in-person