Roundtable:”’17 Global Goals: Wou steet Lëtzebuerg?” (“17 Global Goals: Where does Luxembourg stand?”)


Wednesday 21st April 2020 from 19:30-21:00

Rachel Reckinger participated in this roundtable – the first event held by the newly founded Société Luxembourgeoise de Géographie (The Luxembourgish Geographical Society). The goal of the event was to discuss where Luxembourg stands with reference to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, to highlight how Luxembourg may be progressing to meet them, and where the country may still have work to do to meet the goals.

The event was organised as a hybrid event at the Athénée de Luxembourg, that was be streamed via Zoom. For more about the event visit the event page.

Roundtable participants

  • Carole Dieschbourg, Minister for the Environment
  • Simone Beck, President of the Luxembourg UNESCO Commission
  • Marc Dosser, President of the Luxembourgish Association of Geography Teachers (‘Association luxembourgeoise des enseignants de géographie’)
  • Romain Poulles, President of the High Council for Sustainable Development (‘Conseil Supérieure pour un Développement Durable’ / ‘Nohaltegkeetsrot’)
  • Rachel Reckinger, Sociologist at ‘Sustainable Food Practices’ at the University of Luxembourg

The roundtable was moderated by Chantal Gary, the President of the Luxembourgish Geographical Society.

Event structure:

  • Introductions
  • Participant presentations (4-5 minutes each)
  • Moderator questions (30 minutes)
  • Public questions – both online and in person (30 minutes)
  • Conclusions (5 minutes)

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