Welcome to the Events page of MUNA+!

Here you can learn more about all the events that will come up in the following weeks and months and directly sign up for them. We are trying our best to keep you updated by announcing our upcoming events in our newsletter as well as on our social media channels. However, please do also feel free to check here what is up next – stay tuned!

UPCOMING EVENTS

MUNA+ SDGs Event: “Mobility as a Service – A Promising Concept for Sustainable Cities? (SDGs #9 and #11) ”

Speaker: Azarel Chamorro (Smart Mobility Lead at Mirai Share and strategic advisor on emerging mobility services for CITIES FORUM as well as other institutions)
Format:
moderated discussion
Date:
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 7:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams (link will be sent out after registration!)
Underlying Sustainable Development Goals:

+   SDG #9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
+   SDG #11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities

We will continue our MUNA+ SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) event series – more details regarding the upcoming events will follow soon! We will keep you posted!

RECENT EVENTS

MUNA+ Knowledge Event: “A Career in Sustainability – Lunch Discussion with Dr. Saskia Juretzek”

Speaker: Dr. Saskia Juretzek (Senior Manager Sustainability at Allianz SE; co-founder and CEO of the organization Futurewoman; author, speaker, lecturer and advocate encouraging young professionals to start a career in the field of sustainability)
Format:
moderated discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 12:00 pm (CET)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams


MUNA+ Knowledge Event: “EU Taxonomy – Guidelines for Sustainable Investments”

Speakers:
+   Dustin Neuneyer
(Head of Germany & Austria at PRI Principles for Responsible Investment, an investor initiative in partnership with UNEP United Nations
Environment Programme – Finance Initiative and United Nations Global Compact)
+   Jan Vandermosten (Senior EU Policy Analyst at PRI Principles for Responsible Investment)

Format:
moderated discussion
Date:
 Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 7:00 pm (CET)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams


MUNA+ Knowledge Event: “The Next Steps in Sustainability & the Life of an SDG Ambassador”

Speaker: Andrea Grieco (sustainability & SDGs specialist; refugees, humanitarian crisis management & human rights advisor; associate of only UN-sponsored climate action start-up)
Format:
keynote speech and subsequent discussion
Date:
Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 7:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams


MUNA+ Knowledge Event: “Supply Chain Act – Relevance for Social Justice and the Achievement of the SDGs”

Speaker: Lutz Becker (economist, dean for Sustainable Marketing & Leadership and head of the Business School for Business & Media at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences)
Format:
presentation of basic information about the Supply Chain Act, playback of the interview with Mrs Esken on the topic and subsequent critical reflection with the speaker
Date:
Monday, 5 July 2021, 4:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via livestream on YouTube


MUNA+ SDGs Event: “Rethinking Hospitality (SDGs #2, #12, #14 and #15)”

Speakers:
+   Olivia Meisner (M.Sc. International Management candidate at the International School of Management; master thesis: „The Contribution of European Hotels towards Sustainability“)
+   Lorenzo De Corte (owner of the Dutch family-run hotel ReeHorst)

Format:
presentation of the thesis findings, short keynote speeches, panel discussion with the speakers and subsequent discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 8:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams
Underlying Sustainable Development Goals:

+   SDG #2 – Zero Hunger
+   SDG #12 – Responsible Consumption and Production
+   SDG #14 – Life below Water
+   SDG #15 – Life on Land


MUNA+ SDGs Event: “Ensuring Global Equality – The 2030 Agenda to „Leave No One Behind“ (SDG #10)”

Speaker: Gabriele Köhler (senior research associate to the UN Research Institute on Social Development, advisor and member of various (inter-)national panels, university lecturer)
Format:
keynote speech and subsequent discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 7:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams
Underlying Sustainable Development Goal:
SDG #10 – Reduced Inequalities


MUNA+ SDGs Event: “International Supply Chains and Fair Labor (SDG #8)”

Speakers:
+   Uwe Kekeritz (member of the Bundestag, vice president on the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development & spokesman for development policy of the parliamentary group BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN)
+   Ulrich Scharf (founder and managing director of SkillLab, a Dutch social enterprise that aims to turn skills into careers and recently won the Google AI Impact Challenge)

Format:
keynote speeches and subsequent discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 7:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams
Underlying Sustainable Development Goal:
SDG #8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth


MUNA+ SDGs Event: “Quality Education – The Key to a Sustainable Future (SDG #4)”

Speakers:
+   Ottmar von Holtz (member of the Bundestag, president on the Subcommittee for Civilian Crisis Prevention, Conflict Management and Networked Action & spokesman for civilian crisis prevention of the parliamentary group BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN)
+   Adrian Bravo Motino (activist at the
New Destiny Foundation, the largest non-profit organization in Honduras providing access to education for less fortune children)
Format: 
keynote speech, organization portrait and subsequent discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 7:00 pm (CEST)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams
Underlying Sustainable Development Goal:
SDG #4 – Quality Education


MUNA+ Knowledge Event: „The United Nations in Germany“

Speaker: Harald Ganns (senior advisor to the United Nations, former ambassador in Niger, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Namibia, Lesotho and South Africa)
Format:
keynote speech and subsequent discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 4:00 pm (CET)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams


MUNA+ Knowledge Event: “Sustainable Development Goals – The Introduction”

Speaker: Shervin Ghorbani (sustainability project manager & advisor from Italy)
Format:
keynote speech and subsequent discussion
Date:
Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 7:00 pm (CET)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams



MUNA+ SDGs Event: “Fighting Food Overproduction & Deriving Approaches for Responsible Consumption (SDG #12)”

Speakers:
+   Nico Hauser (regional manager at the non-profit association foodsharing e.V.)
+   Nicole Klaski (general manager of the Cologne-based organization THE GOOD FOOD)

Date:
Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 7:00 pm (CET)
Venue:
online via Microsoft Teams
Underlying Sustainable Development Goal:
SDG #12 – Responsible Consumption and Production