[ALERT] Malicious spam emails related to Sustainable Development Transformation Forum

The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) has recently detected that malicious spam emails were sent out by unknown email accounts/addresss to the participants of 2019 Sustainable Development Transformation Forum which took place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 22 to 24 October 2019. The email asks the recepients to click the link to receive 'compensation' (click HERE for the details of the content).

Please be informed that UNOSD, under any circumstances, DOES NOT ask the participants about their personal information or sends suspicious links through unconfirmed identities and institutions. In addition, please be assured that both UNOSD and the Republic of Korea do not provide any form of compensation to the participating countries. Hence, we strongly advise all the participants NOT to click or reply to the SPAM email under any circumstance. If you have received such SPAM email or interacted with it, please report the case by sending an email to Mr. Huiyong Kim (hui.kim@un.org), Team Assistant at UNOSD, immediately so that we can take necessary actions. While doing so, please do not click the email, but simply send us the screenshot of the email as it appears in email inbox (just with the title).



The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), established in 2011 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, supports U.N. Member States in planning and implementing sustainable development strategies, notably through knowledge sharing, capacity development, research, training and partnership building. The Office is managed by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and supported by Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, Yonsei University and Incheon Metropolitan City. [Read more about the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development]


3rd SDGs Youth Summer Camp (29 July-1 Aug 2019)

3rd SDGs Youth Summer Camp

Webinar Series

UNOSD will be organizing a series of weekly webinars with its partners to the Member States and others to provide tools and knowledge on sustainable development due to COVID-19 situation. The webinars will consist of various topics featuring experts, stakeholders, and professionals on the related topics as speakers. The webinars will take place on every Wednesday (dates to be confirmed) and the information will be updated on the UNOSD website a week before each webinar is conducted.

All webinars and webinar series will be posted on: https://unosd.un.org/content/webinar

UNOSD and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Global Education and Training Institute (GETI) are co-organizing a webinar to examine how national responses are reducing the impacts of COVID-19, especially socioeconomic impacts, to sustain the gains realized on the 2030 Agenda.

4th Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Youth Summer Camp in close partnership with Yonsei University (YU) and the Korea Environment Corporation (K-eco). The camp will be held virtually on 20 July (Preliminary Workshop) and from 10 to 21 August 2020 (Main Camp) to enhance the youth’s knowledge on the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development and foster their skills in leadership, design-thinking, critical-thinking, and engagement through dialogues and exercises.

UNOSD will organize the Incheon International Mayors Forum from 17 to 20 November 2020 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The main objective of the Incheon International Mayors Forum is to provide a platform for policy dialogue and knowledge sharing related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal 11, at local level as a means to achieve a better understanding of successes, lessons and specific mechanisms to make our societies inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.