Virtual Coffee Break on the Alumniportal Germany

Topic: The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Mexico

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are our common compass to tackle social, economic and environmental problems that affect our societies. In the times of pandemic, this Agenda and the SDGs have become more relevant than ever as a roadmap to guide efforts led by public and private sector, academia and civil society organizations towards sustainable development and the current challenges derived from COVID-19. For their part, social innovation and social entrepreneurship initiatives in the country are contributing to respond to those challenges and to achieve the SDGs through solutions with greater social, economic and environmental impact. In this virtual coffe break with DAAD alumna Durdana Prado we will discuss the importance of social Innovation and social enterpreneurship initiatives, and their contribution to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in Mexico vis-à-vis COVID-19

When: 26 August 2021, 3 pm to 4:15 pm (UTC+2)

Language: English

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Who is Durdana Prado?

Durdana Prado is an International Cooperation professional, and a Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship enthusiast.

As a DAAD scholarship holder, she has attended lectures, seminars and summers schools in Cologne and Berlin. In 2016 she was a recipient of the DAAD-EPOS scholarship to take part in an international MBA program in Leipzig. Since 2019 she is part of the DAAD Mexico Ambassadors Program in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

She currently works towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs in the state of Jalisco, at the Ministry of Planning and Citizen Participation.

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On the format

The Virtual Coffee Break is an interactive format that takes place regularly on the Alumniportal Deutschland. Speakers are Germany-Alumni who give a short input presentation on various topics and then answer questions from the participants and facilitate a discussion. To enable exchange and fruitful discussions, the number of participants is limited.This is an exclusive event for the members of the community. Alumniportal Deutschland membership (free of charge!) is required to participate. The Virtual Coffee Breaks take place as Zoom meeting. Participation is also possible via a web browser (preferably Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome) and without a Zoom account.


August 2021

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