World Social Justice Day: What is Ireland's progress on the Global Goals?
10:00am – 12:30pm
How is Ireland performing on the Global (Sustainable Development) Goals? Social Justice Ireland's invites you to our Global Justice Seminar 2017on Monday 20th February which will present an Index for Sustainable Communities and a Sustainable Planet.
It will show how Ireland is performing on social, economic and environmental indicators and will compare Ireland with the other members of the European Union.
The UN Global Goals - co-negotiated by Ireland - offer a framework for every country to work towards a more just and equitable society. Social Justice Ireland is marking the UN World Day of Social Justice with this important seminar looking at Ireland's progress to date in meeting our responsibilities under the Global Goals.
Venue: Carmelite Centre, Aungier Street Dublin 2 Date and Time: Monday 20th February 10 am to 12-30pm
10:00: 'An Index for Sustainable Communities and a Sustainable Planet'
Dr Catherine Kavanagh, UCC
Professor Charles M.A. Clark, St John's University, New York
Presentation of Index followed by Q & A
11:30: Response from a national and international perspective
Dr Sara Burke, Centre for Health Policy and Management, TCD
Dr Lorna Gold, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Trocaire
National and International responses to Index followed by Q & A