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The Age of Sustainable Development (Coursera)

The Age of Sustainable Development” gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development – that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.


Week 1: Course Materials; What is Sustainable Development?

Week 2: Inequality Around the World

Week 3: A Short History of Economic Development

Week 4: The History of Inequality

Week 5: The MDGs and the End of Extreme Poverty

Week 6: Growth within Planetary Boundaries

Week 7: Human Rights and Gender Equality

Week 8: Education

Week 9: Universal Health Coverage

Week 10: Sustainable Food Supply and the End of Hunger

Week 11: Sustainable Cities

Week 12: Curbing Climate Change

Week 13: Saving Biodiversity

Week 14: The SDGs