Upcoming webinar on financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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Take part in a discussion delving into the role of science research funding in financing transformation.

Future Earth will host a webinar on 21 June focusing on financing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The webinar will air live at 10:30 Eastern Time (North America) and will be archived here. It is the latest webinar in a series about transformations to sustainability.

You can register for this event online.

Tune in online to discuss the kinds of investment needed to support the change processes for the SDGs. Speakers will talk about the role of science research funding and foundations in financing transformation.

Join chair, Steve Waddell, and three leading thinkers in this space:

  1. Benjamin Bellegy, Executive Director, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS): WINGS focuses on developing private resources for public good. With extensive experience in philanthropy and international cooperation, Benjamin sees new opportunities to develop resources.
  2. Marcos Neto, Director, Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development, UNDP: Marcos has taken a lead in the UNDP in developing new approaches to financing for the SDGs, including developing the SDG Philanthropic Forum.
  3. Erica Key, Executive Director, the Belmont Forum: The Forum is a group of the world's major and emerging funders of global environmental change research. Erica joined the forum in 2015 from the U.S. National Science Foundation.