During 17-20 May, Stockholm’s united academia come together to manifest the importance of academia’s role in society through the initiative the World Academic Forum: Stockholm Summit 2022. Across four days, a wide range of events with an interdisciplinary focus are brought together in a joint program consisting of both on-site and online events.
Current research issues are addressed as academics and artists from all corners of the globe gather in interesting constellations to discuss solutions for the global challenges of our time. The summit’s 2022 theme being, ”a Post Pandemic Planet”.
SFL Center Vice-Director Lin Lerpol participated in the panel ”TRANSFORMING THE OUTSIDE FROM THE INSIDE: Can We Really Save the Planet with Art, Imagination and Inner Development?” hosted by the Stockholm School of Economics. The inner capacities required to deal with our increasingly complex environment and the challenges faced in order to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were discussed. Furthermore it was discussed what the necessary skills and abilities are, how they in turn can be acquired and nourished, in the effort to contribute to a more sustainable global society, and much more.
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SFL research and Professor Ranjula Bali Swain took part in the panel on the topic of, ”CAN MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY TRENDS LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND BY 2030? Exploring Different Avenues of Common Action in Relation to Sustainable Development Goal 1”. Discussing how to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 1: To eradicate poverty in all its forms, everywhere, taking stock of the current situation and development. The panel was lead by Dr Sabina Alkire, director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).
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