2016 Annual Conference: Together towards a sustainable future – the 2030 Agenda for Switzerland and the world

Press release, 24.11.2015

In September 2015, the largest ever gathering of heads of state and government in the history of the UN took place in New York to adopt the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. All states, including Switzerland, are called upon to contribute to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals over the next 15 years.

The UN Secretary General, a South Korean national, speaking into a microphone
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ©

The 2016 annual conference of the SDC and SECO will address the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. We invite you to join us in the debate on the importance of this new agenda for Switzerland and the world. The conference will be opened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter.

It will take place in the afternoon of 22 January 2016 in the Messe Zürich.

More information about the conference and registering is available here.