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Webinar: SDG 4.7 – the path towards quality education

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Welcome to this digital event hosted by GCUA 2030 as part of the SDG Action & Awareness Week. This event, about SDG 4.7, will be an interesting discussion between Natalie Jellinek, Educational Developer at SLU and Tom Gill, Assoc. Professor at University of Tennessee.

Date: Thursday, 4 March 

Time: 15-16h (Swedish time)

Event Description:

This discussion, hosted by the Global Challenges University Alliance (GCUA 2030), will address the pivotal role of higher education institutions in providing not only with the knowledge they need in order to contribute to the implementation of Agenda 2030, but also with the skills and competencies necessary to make a meaningful contribution to future societies.

Using target 4.7 as a starting point, the presenters will highlight concrete examples from GCUA 2030 institutions, a global network of partners with a common vision of contributing to sustainable, global development.


  • Natalie Jellinek, Educational developer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)
  • Tom Gill, Assoc Professor & Chair, Smith Center for International Agriculture, University of Tennessee (USA)
  • Melanie Miller Foster, Assistant Professor, International Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University (USA)
  • David Ader, Research Assistant Professor, Smith Center for International Sustainable Agriculture, University of Tennessee (USA)
Time: 2021-03-04 15:00 - 16:00
City: Digital
Location: Zoom
Organiser: GCUA 2030
Additional info:

For more information about the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Action & Awareness Week, please visit the website. The week is coordinated by the University Global Coalition (UGC) and the State University of New York (SUNY).


GCUA 2030, Global Challenges University Alliance, is a network of university partners from across the globe with a common vision of contributing to sustainable, global development. GCUA 2030 offers a global learning forum for PhD students and young researchers providing a range of learning and networking activities. 

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