Event series

Sussex Development Lectures

The Sussex Development Lecture series is an opportunity to hear from leading global thinkers on development. It is jointly run by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), the School of Global Studies and the Centre for International Education based at the University of Sussex and open to students, staff and members of the general public.

2018/19 Series

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – Synergies and Tensions

Three years into the global commitment to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and ‘leave no one behind’, it’s time to take stock. What progress has been made? What are the synergies or trade-offs between them? Do they still make sense?

What will it take to achieve the SDGs, in ways that genuinely deliver inclusive development for all?

This Sussex Development Lecture series brings together diverse perspectives, both on the broader SDG framework and on the specific goals.

Recordings of lectures

To make the series as accessible as possible we will be filming and live streaming each lecture. You can watch live on the IDS Facebook page and all recordings will be made available afterwards on the IDS website event pages.

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For all other information please contact Sarah King at s.king@ids.ac.uk or on +44 (0)1273 915649

Past events in this series

Past Event

Sussex Development Lectures

The SDGs: A new politics of transformation?

The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) potentially offer an inclusive, integrated approach to development, centred on social justice, for all of humanity. But how are they being implemented in practice? Too often a piece-meal, sectoral approach is adopted, rooted in modernist assumptions of...

28 March 2019