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UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Circular Science Symposium

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 Organised by:

ISC Intelligence in Science
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies and Ph.D. Program in Economics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
NOAA Cooperative Remote Sensing and Technology Center (NOAA-CREST), City College of New York 
Venue: Skylight Room (9100) CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th - 35th Str.), New York City, the US
Date: 21 September 2015
Time: 9 AM - 6 PM, followed by a networking reception
Purpose of the Symposium:
Science & Technology can be used to address global social challenges, and in particular those related to the expected to the post-2015 agenda. The Circular Science series of seminars, which will be organized in the context of the opening of the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations, will have two crucial goals to attain:
1.    Presenting key science initiatives and their contribution to alleviating social and economic deprivation and, by extension, support economic growth and development.  Themes will include energy, water, food, and global environmental policy. 
2.    Addressing the enabling policy and regulatory environment necessary to implement the aforementioned initiatives and achieve their expected impacts, especially within the context of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Agenda: below
Descriptons of individual sessions, bios of speakers and other details on the sessions are in their respective subpages:
Registration is closed.