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UniNEtZ Options Report:

Austria's Options for Action for the Implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for a Livable Future

At the beginning of the year 2022 the UniNEtZ Options Report, which has been developed over the last few years, will be ceremoniously presented to the Federal Government and a review of the project will be given. More information may be found here.

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Working together for a sustainable future

In the project UniNEtZ, scientists and artists from 18 partner institutions have joined together to present options on how the UN Sustainable Development Goals may be implemented.


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The Perspectives Report

Based on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), at the UN Summit in New York in September 2015, all member states committed to work toward implementing the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at international, national and regional levels by 2030 (Agenda 2030).



22. Austrian Climate Day

  • Location: Vienna
  • Date: 20.–22. April 2022

The 22nd Climate Day will take place under the motto "Pushing boundaries: science, art, climate" from April 20 to 22, 2022 in Vienna. This time, the Climate Day will be conceived and held in cooperation with the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology.

More information may be found here.


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Lisa-Marie Weidl and Friedrich Hinterberger

Talk (Video) 2022 SDG 8

What does SDG 8 deal with? SDG 8 is about decent work and economic growth. If you look at the individual targets, you see that this is a very heterogeneous story. It's about work and it's about growth. But it's also about tourism, about developing countries, about money, productivity, about resource productivity, education, slave labor - worldwide, but also here at home. You have to try to reconcile all these issues.


Development University Weeks Linz 2021

  • Location: Linz
  • Date: 8–30 November 2021

Development University Weeks will take place in Linz from 8-30 November 2021.

A wide range of events on SDG topics will take place under the title "Development where to? The series of events offers panel discussions, renowned speakers, workshops, film screenings and much more. All events are open to the public and free of charge.
More information may be found here.

»It is too late for pessimism. We cannot afford pessimism, because it paralyzes. The point is to work actively to achieve change.«

Helga Kromp-Kolb
UniNEtZ Lenkungsausschuss


Degree Theses

Wohnraum, Macht & Exklusion: Die Rolle des Wohnraums für die sozialräumliche Exklusion von geflüchteten Menschen in der Stadt Salzburg von Susanne Liedauer - Download (.pdf)

Nebensache Sustainable Development Goals? Entscheidungsträger_innen über die SDG 4.7 Implementierung in der österreichischen Sekundarstufe von Viktor Steindl - Download (.pdf)



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The involvement of and cooperation with students is one of the central concerns of UniNEtZ. As an austrian student association, Forum n acts as a bridge between students and other members of the university.




Would you like to look in more detail at the most important literature on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals? We have prepared the most essential literature for you.



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Peter Messerli, Nebojša Nakićenović und Martin Stuchtey

Talk (Video) 2021 SDG 1-17

Three presentations by three scholars: Peter Messerli (The Future is Now), Nebojša Nakićenović (The World in 2050) as well as Martin Stuchtey (System Change Compass) present three systematic classifications of sustainability concepts, which UniNEtZ will use as a basis for discussion for structuring.