A just transition to sustainable societies 7.5 credits

The course is given by Agenda 2030 Graduate School.

The course aims to provide critical perspectives on the climate goals in the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the impact of transition to sustainability in terms of justice and human rights for vulnerable groups. Particular focus will be on minority rights, labour rights, gender, and migration, as well as on indicators and methods for measuring development.

Time: April 6 - June 12, 2020

Applying: send an e-mail to the course coordinator, Lena Halldenius (lena.halldeniusmrs.luse)

Last date to apply: March 6, 2020


Language of training is English and campus teaching is mainly in the form of one-day workshops, with lectures and seminars:

  1. Introduction – Human rights and sustainable development
  2. Workshop: Labour rights and indigenous peoples
  3. Workshop: Climate politics, women, and intersectionality
  4. Workshop: Climate migration and small island states
  5. Workshop: Indicators – How do we know things are getting better?
  6. Concluding student conference

Course syllabus

List of literature

The course is held at the Faculties of Humanities and Theology.


Lena Halldenius, professor


Agenda 2030 Graduate School

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