17 oktober 2018


15:30 - 19:00


St Joris Doele
Doeleplein 1, Schiedam

Seminar: Global Goals in medium-sized cities

Wilt u meer weten van de Global Goals, de lokale impact hiervan, en de rol die gemeentes hierin spelen? Kom dan naar de Global Goals seminar in Schiedam. Het evenement is in het Engels.

When & where

Wednesday 17 October 2018 – 15:30-19:00
St Joris Doele – Doeleplein 1 – Schiedam


15:30 Walk in & registration

16:00 Welcome by Bart Noordegraaf, moderator

16:05 Global goals introduction
Introduction film to the global goals made by the United Nations

16:10 The local dimension of the Global Goals
Contribution of Arthur Wiggers, Deputy Director VNG International, the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. Followed by Q&A

16:25 Intermezzo

16:30 10 years of Global Goals in Oss
The city of Oss is awarded for the 2nd time as most inspiring global goals municipality in the Netherlands. Mayor Wobine Buijs-Glaudemans of Oss will explain the very local impact of Global Goals and will inform us about the process from discussion to action. Followed by Q&A

17:00 Interactive Poll
Questions about facts, developments and policy on global goals.
What are the ideas, experiences and expectations of the participants?

17:15 Coffee break

17:30 Integrated municipal sustainability strategies in North Rhine-Westphalia
Uli Uibel, former Mayor of Solingen and now member of the city council, will share how the city benefits from a regional approach of the sustainable development goals with visible output, outcomes and impacts. Solingen is member of Eurotowns. Followed by Q&A

18:00 The Schiedam approach to Global Goals
Interview with Mayor Cor Lamers of Schiedam

18:10 Debate: what are next steps?

18:30 Wrap up and closure of seminar

18:35 – 19:00 Informal networking with drinks & bites


Send an email before October 4th to let.hulshof@schiedam.nl