The first International Conference “Sustainable Development Forum”

The first International Conference “Sustainable Development Forum” was held in the City Administration of Belgrade from 24th to 27th of February. The conference was organized by University Club for UNESCO, with the support of the city of Belgrade and the National Comission of the Republic of Serbia for Cooperation with UNESCO. The main topic of the forum was “The role of education and culture in the sustainable development agenda”.

The conference started with a welcome cocktail at the Assembly of the City of Belgrade on the 24th of February. Attendees were addressed by the Assistant Minister of Youth and Sport, Snežana Klašnja and by the chairman of the British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Sir Paul Judge.


The Sustainable Development Forum was officialy opened by Kosta Živanović – president of the University Club for UNESCO, Kori Udovički – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government of the Republic of Serbia, Nikola Nikodijević – President of the City Assembly of Belgrade and Irena Vojačkova Solorano – United Nations Resident Coordinator in Belgrade.


The conference was held with notable success, both in terms of organization and related activities, and in terms of the quality of the panels and discussions. All of the speakers were representatives of public, private and civil sectors. In addition to local experts, we had guests and speakers from Great Britain, Netherlands, the United States of America, Mongolia, Italy, Greece, Albania, Morocco and Romania.


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