Urban Development and the Sustainable Development Goals
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  About the Conference
Important Conference Dates:
- February 12, 2016 Leadership Training in New York, USA
- February 15, 2016 International Videoconference with Select Videoconferencing Sites and UN Headquarters

Levels of Participation -
  • Online via Webcast and Social Media Platforms
  • Onsite at Selected Videoconference Sites Worldwide
  • United Nations Headquarters in New York
Learn more about the levels of participation here.
To Register for a Leadership Role in New York, click here.
To Register to be a Delegate, click here.
To Register for official webcast participation, click here.

Conference Premise and Background - UNSLCD 2016 is a student leadership conference with students working together across cultures to be part of the solution for having peace, security and sustainable development in our ever-changing world.  

Participants will work on-line via Facebook groups to prepare and participate as international student leaders and delegates in the UN Student Leadership Conference on Development.  Students participate at the United Nations, selected videoconferencing sites, or by webcast during UNSLCD.

Students can register to be student leaders at the United Nations and can work towards leadership roles to run this international student conference.

View the archived video and read the plan of action from 2015 here.


View the Beginning of the Draft Plan of Action in Google Docs here

 Resources and Background Materials
UNSLCD Sub Themes for Student Selection

(a) Eradicating Deep Poverty -2015_Subtheme_A_-_Eradicating_Deep_Poverty.docx
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(b) Environmental Sustainability - 2015_Subtheme_B_-_Environmental_Sustainability.docx
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(c) Gender and Racial Discrimination -  2015_Subtheme_C_-_Gender_Equality.docx
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(d) Supporting Mental Health - 2015_Subtheme_D_-_Mental_Health.docx
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Additional Web Resources:
Sustainable Development Goals Indicators
Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Youth Advocate on Climate Change - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27gtZ1oV4kw

  Connect to Participants in Your Subtheme on Facebook
Click on each link below to Join your Subtheme Group (If the hyperlink does not work, please copy and paste into your browser)

Post your thoughts, ideas, articles, research on your selected subtheme. The groups are closed. You will have to request to join and be approved by the moderator.

Subtheme A Eradicating Deep Poverty  -  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1492341734402648/
Subtheme B Environmental Sustainability -  https://www.facebook.com/groups/165877710429814/
Subtheme C Gender Equality  - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1678034562478102/
Subtheme D Mental Health - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1652066188401241/



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