Open Forum for a Strong Swiss Strategy on Sustainable Development 2021-2030

20.01.2021 from 16:00 - 17:30 h

The next 10 years will be critical for our common future. The new Swiss Strategy on Sustainable Development (Deutsch) (Français) will determine Switzerland's potential success in reaching the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.


SDSN Switzerland invites all key stakeholders to an open forum to strengthen the support of Swiss economic, scientific, and civil society actors towards an ambitious new Strategy on Sustainable Development. We would like to align our joint message legitimating a powerful strategy based on Swiss leadership and innovation towards global resilience.


Target audience: Representatives involved in the consultation process of the 2030 Sustainable Development Strategy.

Event language: The moderation of the event will be held in English. You are welcome to provide your inputs and comments in your own language (En/De/Fr).

This virtual event will take place via ZOOM. Please register here to participate.


We are looking forward to your participation. Feel free to contact us should you have any questions.


16:00 | Welcome & Introduction

  • Océane Dayer, Co-Chair SDSN Switzerland/ Founder and Vice President Swiss Youth for Climate


16:10 | How to reach the SDGs in Switzerland: Eight steps for designing 2030 Agenda strategies

  • Thomas Breu, Director Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, SDSN CH Leadership Council member

16:20 | Recomendations to strengthen Switzerland’s 2030 Sustainable Development Strategy

  • Carole Küng-Weber, Co-Director SDSN Switzerland


16:30 | Workshop & Discussion: Further developing key recommendations to strengthen the strategy together

  • Jorge Tamayo, Co-Director SDSN Switzerland

A) Introduction to workshop setting and table cloth on Mural

Our focus today is on responding to questions 3 and 4 in the consultations response form 
(Question 3. What is missing? and 4. General comments)


B) Written inputs by participants followed by a discussion (D/E/F):

Please prepare your inputs in a written form.


17:15 | Wrap-up and Closure

  • Carole Küng-Weber, Co-Director SDSN Switzerland


17:30 | End of the Event


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SDSN Switzerland  brings together Universities, research centers, civil society organizations and innovative business to jointly develop transformative solutions for a sustainable development in Switzerland and beyond. © 2020 SDSN Switzerland

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