Topic: Sustainability & Latin-America


SDG Center for Latin America and the Caribbean opened at Universidad de los Andes in partnership with SDSN

The event on September 21, 2018, marked the official opening of the Center for Sustainable Development Goals for Latin America and the Caribbean, which is hosted at the University, and serves as a hub for professors, civil society, and political leaders in Latin America as they develop solutions to the unique development challenges countries in the region face. The Center was launched with funding from the Inter-American Development Bank, and in partnership with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. It joins a network of similar Centers around the world, in Southeast Asia, Africa, China, and India.

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Next Conference

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Linking Futures of Mountain and Ocean: Rescuing the SDGs 2030 for Sustainable Livelihood

Who are we?

Group leader / ISDRS Board Member
Eduardo Wills

Working group member
David Cepeda

Past Conference

Universidad de Los Andes School of Management (UASM) had the great honor of being the host of the first ISDRS conference held in Latin America. Watch the conference video here. 

Eduardo Wills was the chair of the 2017 ISDRS conference in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo of the conference here. 

2017 Bogota, Colombia

Track chair of the - 0a. special track: Sustainable development in post-conflict countries and 6b. Quality of life and sustainable development.

2016 Lisbon, Portugal

Track chair of the 6a/6b/7b tracks - Global equity, justice and global governance.

Knowledge Resources

State of the Art:

Recommended Sources:

The top useful sources are the following:
1) Look at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Redefining the Role of Business.
2) Useful courses available at the UN SDG Academy; see for example "Globalization: past and future".

LinkedIn Discussions

Recent discourses on the ISDRS LinkedIn discussion group: