On 25 September, more than 500 people gathered at KIT Royal Tropical Institute for SDG Action Day 2019. The full-day programme brought together CEOs, young professionals, sustainability experts, students, and visionaries with the aim of creating partnerships and driving action on the SDGs in the Netherlands and globally.
SDGs in Focus
The packed agenda featured speakers from across the SDG spectrum – from national SDG coordinator Sandra Pellgrom and SDG moonshot winner Lisa van der Geer to Nienke Meijer (Chairman of the Board of Fontys Hogescholen) and Aynouk Tan.
Are you curious about their views on the SDGs? Check out the kick-off episode of our new video series – SDGs in Focus – featuring Maarten Labots from the Young Climate Movement.
Our support for the SDGs
At KIT Royal Tropical Institute, the SDGs are in our DNA. With expertise in gender, global health, economic development and intercultural communication, we help NGOs, governments and businesses to realise their SDG aspirations. Whether you are new to the SDGs or an experienced practitioner, we can help you to understand the impact of your organisation’s activities and make them more sustainable.
KIT at SDG Action Day
KIT hosted a workshop dedicated to SDG 3 on Good Health and Well-being at SDG Action Day 2019. Led by Lindy van Vliet – the head of KIT’s global health unit and national SDG 3 Alliance coordinator – the workshop explored the single largest threat to global health: non-communicable diseases.
Learn more about our work to advance SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being.