SDG Brain Lab Programme

Enabling the change-makers of tomorrow!

Objective of the Programme:

The United Nations Global Compact Network Lebanon (UN GCNL) is launching the SDG Brain Lab Programme, an accelerator that aims to enable and nurture the change-makers of tomorrow and empower the Lebanese youth between 18 and 24 years old in advancing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda on a national scale.

What does the SDG Brain Lab Entail?

TRAINING HUB:  A space where participating students will be able to enhance their skill-set and fuel your passion for knowledge

BRAIN HUB: A space where participating students will be able to get their voices heard and empowered to come up with scalable entrepreneurial solutions for the most pressing societal and economic challenges

DATA HUB: A space where participating students will be able to practice and advance research for social impact

Why as a university you need to engage with the SDG Brain Lab Programme?

UN AFFILIATION

Be affiliated with the largest UN sustainability initiative and Principles on Responsible Management Education (PRME)

SOCIAL IMPACT

Play a strategic role in advancing youth-led change and nurturing responsible citizens

IMPACT DRIVEN

Enhance your sustainability and social impact efforts around the UN 2030 Agenda

CONCRETE STEPS

Take concrete action to upgrade the skill-set of your student body and better position them for the ever-changing workforce

COLLECTIVE ACTION

Be part of a premier national network mobilizing top Lebanese universities, leading companies, and cross-sectoral top-notch experts aimed at accelerating collective action around the 17 SDGs

CORPORATE REPUTATION

Enhance your reputation as a responsible higher education institution acting as a key driver for the much-needed change

Why as a Lebanese youth you need to participate in the SDG Brain Lab Programme?

PERSONAL BRANDING

Enhance your personal branding by gaining recognition as a leading young SDG advocate

PROFESSIONAL COACHING

Benefit from coaching and mentoring opportunities offered by top-notch experts working on sustainability and innovation

VALUABLE SKILL-SET

Strengthen your skill-set and knowledge via an array of blended opportunities

INDISPENSABLE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Expand your networking pool across the private, academic, civil, and UN spheres

COLLECTIVE CHANGE

Be part of a local network of like-minded peers and young change-makers who are advocating for the SDGs through peer learning

NATIONAL ADVOCACY

Get your voice heard among fellow students and experts and partake in GCNL events

Eligibility Criteria

Passionate Lebanese youth aging between 18 and 24 years old.

How to APPLY to the SDG Brain Lab Programme?

Interested and future change-makers are kindly requested to apply via the below link no later than the 10th of October

Timeline of the Programme:

Sep 10 – Oct 10, 2021

Applications’ Submission

Opening Ceremony

Oct 22, 2021
Oct 2021 – Jun 2022

Implementation Phase

Closing Ceremony

Jun 2022
Aug 2022

Ambassadors Mandate

Strategic Partners

Academic Partners

Enablers

Our Positive Interns

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