Nicolas Balcom Raleigh, project researcher at FFRC and UNESCO Co-Chair on Learning for Transformation and Planetary Futures at University of Turku contributed to Roundtable 3 at UN Science, Technology and Innovation Forum on 6 May 2022.
The topic of the roundtable was using scenarios in support of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 with a special focus on the goals No Poverty (SDG1), Gender Equality (SDG5), Climate Action (SDG13), Life below Water (SDG14), Life on Land (SDG15), and Partnership for the Goals (SDG17).
Nicolas Balcom Raleigh's remarks emphasised the importance of developing futures literacy in science and innovation processes. His full 3-minute remarks are published on the blog for the UNESCO Chair at University of Turku, as well as a longer essay prepared before the event.
Photo: Plastic pollution and juvenile fish by Naja Bertolt Jensen at Unsplash.com