SDGs UNpacked: the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Come join us for an exciting info session that will walk you through the 17 Sustainable Development Goals outlined by the UN!

Feb 9, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 PM



Key Themes

Solution Challenge

About this event

Come join us for an exciting info session that will walk you through the 17 sustainable development goals outlined by the UN!

Our first speaker will be Stuart McLaughlin presenting a talk on "The Global Goals and You".

Following this a Top 10 Solution Challenge Finalist from 2021 will answer all your questions about the Solution Challenge!

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About Stuart McLaughlin:

Stuart leads's Advocacy and Outreach, focusing on partnerships with organisations like the UN and the World Economic Forum and global grantees such as Wikipedia, Web Foundation and Project Everyone. Previously he led Google’s strategic corporate philanthropy in the area of Online Safety, working with civil society organisations developing online and offline responses to support people with adapting and responding to changes in technology. Before joining Google in 2014 to lead Employee Engagement for giving and volunteering in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Stuart was Chief Executive of Irish NGO Business to Arts from 2007 to 2014, a role that included the establishment of Ireland’s only home-grown crowdfunding platform

Many years ago Stuart spent 4 years as Business Development Director with Accenture working across both the public and private sectors in Ireland. He spent a number of years working for Fujitsu in the UK and moved to Ireland in 2001 to join CapGemini as Head of Outsourcing. Alongside these roles he has taught as an adjunct lecturer at both Trinity (MSc Management Information Systems) and UCD (MA Cultural Policy and Arts Management).



Wednesday, February 9, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


5:00 PMThe Global Goals and You by Stuart McLaughlin
5:30 PMTop 10 Solution Challenge Finalist 2021


  • Stuart McLaughlin

    Advocacy and Outreach lead


  • David Darigan

    GDSC Lead

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