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]


Webinar Series

UNOSD will organize a series of weekly webinars (on Thursday starting on 17 September 2020) to provide tools and knowledge on sustainable development in mid of COVID-19 situation to the Member States and partners. The webinars will consist of various topics featuring experts, stakeholders, and professionals on the related topics as speakers.This particular webinar series is organized in preparation of Incheon International Mayors Forum.

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



UNOSD is convening a webinar series in preparation for the third International Mayors Forum to build local governments’ knowledge and skills around a series of essential topics to build back better in the COVID-19 response, while also accelerating progress for 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 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 mechanisms to make our societies inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The forum will also include weekly webinar series (starting on 17 September 2020) in preparation of the forum.