Conversations with Global Leaders: Leading on Sustainable Development
date_range Starts on January 27, 2020
event_note End date March 8, 2020
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assignment Level : Intermediate
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About the content

Effective and inclusive leadership is the need of the hour for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. But are good leaders born or are they made? Join Prof. Jeffrey Sachs LIVE as he as interviews inspiring world leaders about how they make tough policy decisions that impact humanity and the planet, in a complex world.

The SDG Academy in collaboration with Club de Madrid , has come together to offer a unique course on Global Leadership for the SDGs. Through a series of live sessions across 8 weeks, the course will focus on how change happens and is sustained at the highest level within governments and organizations. The course will be led by former heads of state and global leaders in business and civil society. These individuals bring diverse perspectives on the leadership necessary to create national and global movements towards sustainable development, including combating climate change, promoting and preserving human rights, and ensuring prosperity for all.

This course is for:

  • Policy professionals who want to understand frameworks for SDG planning

  • Development practitioners seeking information on goals-based development

  • Advanced undergraduates and graduate students interested in economics, development, public policy and other key concepts related to the SDGs

  • Private-sector actors, who want a concise overview of the latest developments in the field of sustainable development

  • Anyone interested in the broader concept of sustainable development and its relevance to their life and work

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Syllabus

By the end of the course, learners will gain first-hand insights on:

  • The Importance of goal-setting and the SDGs

  • Overcoming divisions in society and the SDGs

  • Inclusive and Moral leadership

  • Geopolitical Leadership and Multilateralism

  • Building Public Movements and Civil Society Organizations

  • Leadership in the Corporate Sector

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Instructors

Ban Ki-Moon
Former Secretary-General
United Nations

Gro Harlem Brundtland
Former Prime Minister
Norway

Jeffrey D. Sachs
Professor
Columbia University

Juan Manuel Santos
Former President
Colombia

Paul Polman
Former Executive Director and CEO
Unilever

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