Youth-led innovation for a world in transition: launching the 2018 Youth Solutions Report’s Call for Submissions

The following is the official announcement, made on behalf of SDSN Youth, of the call for submissions to the 2018 edition of the Youth Solutions Report. You can learn more at http://www.youthsolutions.report. We are in the midst of an era of unprecedented transformation. Be it in the context of the rapid modifications of the global economy,Continue reading “Youth-led innovation for a world in transition: launching the 2018 Youth Solutions Report’s Call for Submissions”

#2030WhatAreUDoing? SDG ambassador for the 2018 Lavazza Calendar

“These Goals seem very academic and complicated, so we tried to humanize the data and statistics so everyone could see themselves in the story. […] In my role as cultural provocateur, with this project I have tried to ignite a respectful debate about moral compass, and the importance of good leadership. Because here there’s no negativity,Continue reading “#2030WhatAreUDoing? SDG ambassador for the 2018 Lavazza Calendar”

Jean Monnet Module proposal selected by the European Commission

Exciting news! The European Commission’s Education, Audiovisuals and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has selected a Jean Monnet Module proposal I wrote with Prof. Riccardo Pavoni (University of Siena) for co-funding under the Erasmus+ Programme (Call EAC/A03/2016). Among the 833 proposals received by the EACEA for Jean Monnet teaching and research activities, 141 were selected for funding. TheContinue reading “Jean Monnet Module proposal selected by the European Commission”

The Sustainable Development Goals and international law: legal challenges to the achievement of ‘environmental’ Goals in the 2030 Agenda

  On 25 September 2015, Heads of State and Government from the 193 Member States  of the United Nations gathered at the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York to adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a “comprehensive, far-reaching and people-centred set of universal and transformative Goals and targets” which willContinue reading “The Sustainable Development Goals and international law: legal challenges to the achievement of ‘environmental’ Goals in the 2030 Agenda”

Fighting fundamentalism is about development

I’m an atheist, and I believe that, when discounting the historical importance that religion has had in shaping the artistic, moral, and cultural identity of nations, the religious view of life is just harmful to mankind. Yet we can not pretend that religion does not exist. Only 16% of the world population identifies itself asContinue reading “Fighting fundamentalism is about development”

#KnowYourGoals – A Campaign for the SDGs

Last July 28th, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Youth Network announced ‪#‎KnowYourGoals‬ – a global campaign to bring awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to communities all over the world! In partnership with oikos and Project Everyone, #KnowYourGoals calls upon everyone – organisations and individuals – to host an event during the monthContinue reading “#KnowYourGoals – A Campaign for the SDGs”