From Lizori to New York!

Last week, on September 16th 2023, at the United Nations headquarters in New York, ‘The Rebirth of Lizori’ and the ‘Hortus Lizori’ projects were presented at the event “International Best Practices for Sustainable and Inclusive Rural Evolution through Innovations in Higher Education, Science and Gender Equality” organized by the Antonio Meneghetti Scientific and Humanistic Research Foundation – Switzerland, as part of the SDGs Action weekend programme.


The event was held at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room inside the UN Building and focused on identifying higher educational solutions to encourage sustainable development of rural areas as a response to SDGs 4,5,10,11,16,17.

Lizori project was presented and delivered concrete action.


What is the SDG Action Weekend? To maximize the SDG Summit’s impact, the Secretary General has convened an SDG Action Weekend, which generated opportunities for stakeholders, UN entities, and Member States to convene inside the United Nations Headquarters and set out specific commitments and contributions to drive SDG transformation between now and 2030.


In partnership with: Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations, AICESIS, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of University of Perugia, Berkeley University of California, UN International Telecommunication Union (UN ITU), Institute of Economics of the Latvian Academy Sciences, Latvian University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Peace Innovative Initiative, University for Peace, Peace Boat US, Hunt Hill Farm, Beijing Association for Mental Health, ESCP Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Society, Build it Up!





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