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Lessons from Australia and Latin America in actioning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

When: 8:30-10:30am, Thursday 10 September 2020.

Location: This symposium is held via Zoom. The access link will be sent to you the day before the event.


ALABC Members - Free
UQ Students - Free
General Admission - $15 + GST

About the event

The symposium consists of three panels, each focusing one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Panel 1 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Developing quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development. 

Read more about Goal 9.  

Panel 2 - Sustainable production and consumption

Securing the sustainability of your supply chain.
Exploring environmental and social risks in supply chains in Latin America.

Read more about Goal 12.  

Panel 3 - Partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

Read more about Goal 17.  


This symposium features a number of leading voices from academic, business and non-government organisations including several speakers from UQ:

  • John Mangan  - Director Australian Institue for Business and Economics (AIBE)
  • Dr Jessica Gallagher - Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship
  • David Mulligan - Executive Director Sustainable Minerals Institute International Centre of Excellence in Chile
  • Dr Isabel Franco - Research Fellow AIBE

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