Videos

SDG Action & Awareness Week Recordings

Below are a few of the session recordings from SDG Action & Awareness Week 2023, 2022, and 2021 events. Learn more about SDG Week here.

Educating for Tomorrow’s Unknowns: Sustainability Front and Centre
View this talk on the potential of educating for a sustainable future for young people to become global citizens in this complicated world.
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Developing Canada’s 1st Agri-Food Sustainability Index
Hear from David McGinnis, keynote speaker for the Sustainable Food Systems Solutions Dialogue at McGill University, on the process of developing Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index.
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Maternal Mortality: Beyond an Indicator
This discussion-based event, hosted by the International Observatory in Public Health will present the connection of Maternal Mortality to the SDGs and the importance of meeting the targets
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Advancing careers & the SDGs: how a co-curricular program prepares students to make a difference in their professional paths
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s SDG Scholar Program (housed within their College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources), seeks to both spark curiosity about the goals and help students chart their professional paths to be aligned with them.
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“Meet the Maker” of the Beyond the Box: SDGs exhibit, Nebraska alumna Peyton Bishop
“Beyond the Box: CASNR Edition” is a collection of resources in an interactive audio exhibit highlighting Nebraska faculty and staff contributions towards the Sustainable Development Goals (currently on display at the Nebraska East Union third floor).
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About the Student Sustainability Summit: Hosting an SDG-focused, multi-institutional student mini-conference
The Sustainable Shenandoah Valley (SSV) Regional Centre of Expertise for Sustainable Development (RCE) will showcase a student-planned and student-led annual event called the Student Sustainability Summit.
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UGC Conversations: Student Action for the SDGs
Join the University Global Coalition in welcoming a panel of students from five global higher education institutions who will discuss initiatives to help move the UN SDGs forward as well as their passions, inspiration, and hopes for the future.
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Reflecting on SDG Reporting in Higher Education Institutions (2022)
Attendees will learn about the participants’ experiences in institutional SDG reporting, reflections on the future of the process, and ideas about how to make the exercise more effective.
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Building a Legacy: The Sustainable Way
This event including talks and round the table discussion of students will help everyone to understand that all technical efforts keeping an eye on sustainable goals can increase our attainments to a greater extent. Organizer: Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology
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YUFE Diversity and Inclusivity
In the YUFE Alliance, diversity and inclusivity are main values applied on every activity designed and implemented. Organizer: YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Annual Gathering Session Recordings

The UGC’s virtual annual gathering was held on October 3-7, 2022. The 2022 videos can be viewed below, followed by videos from the 2021 and 2020 gatherings. To view the 2021 Pavilion videos (5-10 minutes each), see Lightning Talks category below.

Multi-Sector Partnerships: The Convening Power of Higher Education (2022)
Session featuring business, non-profit, government sector participants and higher education institutions discussing how higher ed can be a convener of multiple sectors and effectively partner to advance the SDGs.
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The UGC SDG Dashboard (2022)
Join St. Joseph’s University for a demonstration of the UGC SDG Dashboard and learn more about how UGC member institutions can engage with the Dashboard.
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In Pursuit of Peace (2022)
This panel addresses the pressing challenge of global conflict/war in Ukraine, its effects on SDG progress, and how higher education can partner with other sectors to support humanitarian efforts.
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Higher Education SDG Leadership Panel (2022)
This session features leaders of colleges/universities who have made significant progress on the SDGs discussing how to develop an institute-wide SDG approach and sharing thoughts on engaging leadership at your university.
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Partnerships for Climate Action (2022)
Join panelists in discussing the importance of universities driving partnerships to accelerate climate action and climate solutions across sectors: public, private, academia and non-profit.
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Achieving Zero Hunger: Challenges to Building Sustainable Food Systems (2022)
This session discusses the challenges of reaching SDG 2 by 2030, the possible paths towards achieving that Goal, and the role of universities in taking humanity forward around sustainable food systems.
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From Traditional to Transformational Engagement (2022)
This session will challenge us to embrace the promise of transformational engagement and re-imagine partnerships as pathways to our collective sustainability.
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Stronger Together: SDG Networks (2022)
This session features participants from several global networks focused on the SDGs in higher education in a facilitated discussion. Through conversation with these leaders and session participants, we ask the question of how networks can most effectively partner to tackle the complexity and interconnectedness of the SDGs through the lens of SDG17: Partnerships.
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Keynote Speaker: Brighton Kaoma + The Millennium Fellowship Panel
Keynote remarks from Brighton Kaoma, Global Director of the UN SDSN …
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2021 Conference Opening: A Decade of University Action for Zero Hunger
In this panel discussion, faculty and students from UC Davis and Earth …
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Lightning Talks

View these videos for some Sustainable Development Goal – related inspiration! These short (5-10 minute) videos from universities and partners around the world are meant to inform, inspire, and help University Global Coalition members and visitors form connections.

Unfolding the Process: the Collective Creation of a Zine
The video is a presentation of how our collective was formed and, …
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Logo of Earth University
Three groups of EARTH University students share the cultures of their …
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Connecting Freshman with the SDG’s and Facilitating Student Engagement
Two State University of New York institutions, SUNY Purchase and the …
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Transforming Academic Journal Assessment from 'Quality' to 'Impact'
In this presentation, we present a new journal rating system that uses …
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Building Connections & Actions for the SDGs
This video introduces a teaching model for addressing common …
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Mainstreaming the SDGs Across the World: Diversity and Innovation in Online Continuing Education
Mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through …
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The Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech
Located on Georgia Tech’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia, the Kendeda …
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SDGs: All in at IUPUI
Hilary Kahn, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs at …
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Sustainability at McGill
The McGill Office of Sustainability provides the strategic guidance, …
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Mapping the SDGs for a Course Inventory at NC State University
We briefly cover how we have designed a course-mapping project that …
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SDG Action & Awareness Week Recordings

Below are a few of the session recordings from SDG Action & Awareness Week 2023, 2022, and 2021 events. Learn more about SDG Week here.

Annual Gathering Session Recordings

The UGC’s virtual annual gathering was held on October 3-7, 2022. The 2022 videos can be viewed below, followed by videos from the 2021 and 2020 gatherings. To view the 2021 Pavilion videos (5-10 minutes each), see Lightning Talks category below.

 

Lightning Talks

View these videos for some Sustainable Development Goal – related inspiration! These short (5-10 minute) videos from universities and partners around the world are meant to inform, inspire, and help University Global Coalition members and visitors form connections.