United Actors Founder Susanne Salz joins UN Summer Academy in August 2016
“Shaping a Sustainable Future” was the theme this year, reflecting the growing role of Bonn as a hub for sustainable development.
More than 50 participants and speakers from over 30 countries took part in the program organized by the Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development of the UN System Staff College (UNSSC).
With support from the German Federal Foreign Office's Training for International Diplomats, GDL Member and United Actors Founder Susanne Salz participated in this year's UN Summer Academy.
The Summer Academy focused on the 17 Global Goals, which the global community aims to achieve by 2030 to ensure the survival and welfare of humanity.
Susanne Salz’s key areas of expertise and interest are sustainable development and global governance. She is working as Advisor on multi-stakeholder-partnerships at GIZ. Previously, Susanne started the United Actors, an innovative start-up in the global governance scene, worked at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign, at the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the OECD and UN Volunteers. In 2012, Susanne managed the involvement of local governments in the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development on behalf of ICLEI. In her free time Susanne enjoys rowing and competes in 100km rowing races on the Rhine.