Student-led Summer Conference on SDG-related COVID-impact

Rethinking the UN SDG Agenda in the Post-Pandemic Era: Building new priorities, facing new challenges and seizing opportunities” is a student-centered online conference organized by Eutopia, the university alliance of like-minded universities consisting of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Warwick, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, CY Cergy Paris Université, University of Gothenburg and University of Ljubljana.

The aim of the conference was to discuss the issues that have been aggravated or impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and recognize the work the students have made this year. It is an opportunity for them to make their voices heard and at the same time learn from each other. This conference is aimed at being replicated every year with relevant topics and involve students from different universities, creating a network of ambitious and active students that want to share their knowledge and experiences.

  • DATE: 30/06-02/07 2021
  • LOCATION: Onsite group work & Online seminars / cross-campus presentations
  • HOST:  EUTOPIA LC Geography, environment and sustainability – coordinated by Antoni Luna Garcia (UPF)
  • PARTICIPANTS: 28 students participated (i) as members of the Scientific Committee, (ii) as members of the Organizing Committee and as contributors to the conference.

  • MORE INFO: conference-website

TAKEAWAYS: article on student feedback of Student Conferences by Thomas T’joen (CY).