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COVID-19: Threats and Opportunities to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals

6-10-2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Online event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

Ambassador and Distinguished Service Professor of Policy at Carnegie Mellon University Sarah Mendelson will provide an overview on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, centering the conversation on the importance of advancing peace, justice for all, and inclusive institutions if we aim to reduce poverty and inequality and create sustainable communities.

Hannah Shin, a student at North Allegheny High School, will lead a conversation between Ambassador Mendelson, Majestic Lane, Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief Equity Officer for Mayor William Peduto, and Joylette Portlock, Executive Director of Sustainable Pittsburgh. Together they will provide a local perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals and how Pittsburgh is working towards global sustainability.

We are partnering with The Forbes Funds, Carnegie Mellon University Sustainability Initiative, and Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy to bring this virtual event to you.

We are partnering with The Forbes Funds and Carnegie Mellon University Sustainability Initiative to bring this virtual event to you.


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm