Geneva Trialogue 2019: Scaling Education for the SDGs

From January 21, 2019 08:00 until January 21, 2019 19:00

Categories: Partner Events

◊ Veranstalter: University of GenevaUNITARXuetangX in collaboration with Global Compact Network Switzerland


The Geneva Trialogue, which occurs just before the Davos WEF, will host 150 participants from around the globe, representing educational institutions, international organizations and the private sector.

The theme of this 2nd edition of the Geneva Trialogue is "Scaling Education for the SDGs".

University of Geneva is collaborating with UNITAR (the UN Institute for Training and Research) and XuetangX (China’s largest MOOC platform), to convene thought leaders, education innovators and decision makers from educational institutions, international organizations and the private sector.

Through keynote talks, showcasing of projects, cross-cutting panel discussions, topical workshops and networking opportunities, the event explores ways to collaborate on scaling SDG education. The goal of this event, in the spirit of SDG 17, is to inspire new partnerships that can reach millions of learners of all ages, and help them tackle the Global Goals in impactful ways. This event is partially supported through the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative.


Topics to be covered:

  • SDGs in schools (programs in primary, middle and high school)
  • SDGs in universities (Bachelor, Master, PhD level)
  • Continuing education and SDGs (certificate programs, informal learning)
  • Online education for SDGs (MOOCs, innovative platforms)
  • Hands-on Learning and SDGs (maker spaces, fablabs)
  • Challenge-based Learning for SDGs (Global competitions)
  • Crowdsourcing for SDGs (citizen science, gamification)
  • New technologies for SDG Education (Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality)

The Geneva Trialogue is by invitation only and free of charge. Organizers will consider well-motivated expressions of interest to attend. These can be submitted through the expression of interest page. A limited number travel stipends are available.

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