NEWOpen Lecture (1/9) Global South Actors and Ideas at the Origins of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) （Prof. Fukuda-Parr）Thursday,December 19,2019
Time & Date: 12:45 – 13:45, Thursday, 9 January 2020
Venue: Dialogue House, International Conference Room
Since their adoption at the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become the global goals for all countries and all stakeholders. Professor Fukuda-Parr will discuss how ideas and actors from developing countries influenced the conception of sustainable development and the SDGs.
Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is the Director of the Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs and Professor of International Affairs at The New School. She is an award winning author (Grawemeyer Award for Improving World Order and APSA Award for Best Book in Human Rights Scholarship for her 2017 co-authored book: Fulfilling Economic and Social Rights). Her teaching and research focus on human rights and development, global health, and global goal setting and governance by indicators. From 1995 to 2004, she was lead author and director of the UNDP Human Development Reports. She also held positions at the World Bank and UNDP. She serves on the UN Committee on Development Policy and other global commissions.