Sustainable development week 2020

Monday, October 5, 2020 to Friday, October 9, 2020

Sustainable development week is here once again! This year the week will be organized in collaboration with Oulu University of Applied Sciences, OYY and OSAKO. The theme of the week is Northern sustainability and during the week different topics will be covered, such as different perspectives on biodiversity, the sustainability opportunities and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and sustainability training for teachers. The national forum for SDGs (Keke-foorumi) will have its meeting as part of the weeks agenda. If necessary, the events will be organized online.


The schedule will be complete during September.

Monday 5.10:

Opening event (FIN/ENG)

Biodiversity night at the Botanical Gardens (requires registration) (FIN)

Tuesday 6.10:

Bike care event (ENG)

Panel discussion: COVID-19: Sustainable opportunities and challenges for higher education (ENG)

Climate University workshop: Partnering Science and Law for Effective Climate Action (requires registration)

Wednesday 7.10:

Brown bag -seminar

SDG workshop for university teachers (requires registration) (ENG)

Food afternoon (FIN)

Thursday 8.10:

Sustainable everyday life in universities event

Impact Helper -training (ENG)

Friday 9.10:

Keke-foorumi meeting


More information: Anni Huovinen (


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Last updated: 22.9.2020