The Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific Region

Speakers: Dr Yasuo Takao (Curtin), Dr Nicole Tarulevicz (Tasmania), Dr Nichole Georgeou (WSU), Dr Charles Hawksley (Wollongong), Dr Linda Steele (UTS), Dr Farzana Tanima (Wollongong), Dr Belinda Gibbons (Wollongong)

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have set an ambitious set of targets for social, cultural, economic and environmental development by the year 2030. How are governments in the Asia-Pacific region addressing these goals? What is the role of social scientists, local and national governments, non-governmental organisations in achieving these goals?

The event is sponsored by the Centre for Critical Human Rights Research and the Global Challenges Program at the University of Wollongong.