Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) has previously collaborated with various academic and technical institutes from around the globe for various studies on education, nutrition, urban and rural development, and natural and cultural resources management. The overarching objective of these studies relate with Climate Action for Sustainable Development.
Mostly, developing countries show a lot of striking similarity in the current situation of sustainability. For example, development of an interdisciplinary education model for sustainable development and environmental education is an essential need of the day.
The Sustainable Globe Conference 2021 from the Sustainable Globe Project aims to address these challenges by creating a knowledge-sharing platform for Sustainability between MLU’s previous partners and upcoming future partners from developed as well as developing countries for their sustainable future.
The Sustainable Globe Project will work on the aspects, which are directly related to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2, 4, and 11 overarched by Goal 13, which is Climate Action. The purpose of this project will be initiated by this conference, which will have two objectives:
1) Establish a group of interdisciplinary team from partner institutes of different countries, to share their approach of sustainable development within the conference’s theme.
2) Formulate future steps with the group to create projects based on the theme of the project.
The initiation of second objective starts by formulating and finalising the constitution of the group, which will take the form of an organisation namely Sustainable Globe Project Organisation.
The main aim of this organisation will be to work on the aspects of Sustainable Globe Project to address the challenges of Climate Crises. Likewise, the follow-up work of the organisation will then be to create projects within the scope of these aims. The academicians, policymakers and stakeholders’ representative (core-team) from the group formed in objective (1) of this conference from each partner institutes will play an active role in the development of the projects and acquisition of the funds and grants from the possible financial partners.
The defined core-team will play the role of a common point of connection in regards to the development and support of technical knowledge. The organisation will take the form of an inter-nation organisation and the funding will be based on the available grants and funds from third-party donors. The developed projects will have a long-term aim to help the partner institutes’ countries to meet the SDGs by 2030, and the organisation aims to establish itself as a thinktank for Global Governments and Institutes.