Karst and Cave Conservation within the Sustainability Goals of the United Nations

The seventeen Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations are a worldwide action plan for sustainable development and to make the worlds a better place until 2030. They receive increased attention within government institutions for grant applications and assessments. The Cave & Karst Conservation addresses several of these goals. The most important ones are Life on Land, Clean Water, Climate Action, Partnerships and Quality Education. The talk will introduce into the SDGs, discuss how the speleological community contributes and concludes with engagement possibilities.

Presenter: Joerg Dreybrodt

Section: Cave Protection

Type: oral presentation

Club: Workgroup Sustainability, German Speleological Federation, Germany

Short bio of the presenter:

Speaker of the Workgroup Sustainability of the German Speleological Federation, since 2017 active in promoting karst & cave conservation within the Agenda 2030, participation at UN conferences and within the NGO Major Group engagement mechanism.

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