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Master of Sciences on the Sustainable Development Goals
Description/achievement of initiative

Following the integrated and holistic approach of the 2030 Agenda and Pope’ Francis Encyclical, the MSc in Sustainable Development Goals (MSDGs) aims to generate new college graduates who are able to analyse and face the several and interrelated questions linked to global sustainable development by a problem-oriented, creative and innovative, learning by doing approach.

Implementation methodologies

The curriculum is especially focused on the acquisition of systemic knowledge, expertise and know-how about sustainable development, focused on the five pillars of the 2030 Agenda (People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, Partnership) and linked to political and economic courses (Geopolitics, EG, Law, Negotiation, Cultural Mediation, Social Corporate Responsibility, Social Innovation), plus project management skills.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

LUMSA UNIVERSITY - Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta - Rome, Italy
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Italy
ENEL, Italy
POSTE ITALIANE, Italy
Progress reports
Goal 4
Goal 8
Goal 9
Goal 13
Goal 15
Goal 16
April 2016
Final event with post-graduates certification and dissemination of results to stakeholders
December 2015
Designing of the official master program and definition of the consortium agreement among partners and the related administrative rules
March 2016
Promotion of the master programme
September 2016
Starting of the master courses
Other, please specify
20000 (Project Promotion & Dissemination)
Other, please specify
20000 (Project Promotion & Dissemination)
Financing (in USD)
200,000 USD
In-kind contribution
50000
Staff / Technical expertise
90000

Basic information
Time-frame: Sept 2016 - September 2018
Partners
LUMSA UNIVERSITY - Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta - Rome, Italy
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Italy
ENEL, Italy
POSTE ITALIANE, Italy
Countries
Contact information
Giovanni Ferri, Professor, Pro-rector, gioferri@gmail.com
United Nations