Danish Government and DOGA from Norway boosting Cumulus

Global Goals UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Cumulus was welcomed and praised on 2 June 2017 in Kolding Denmark during Cumulus REDO conference by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and its Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Törnaes that the members of our association to work more and more on the realization on the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

It is also the strategy of Denmark for development cooperation and humanitarian actions to bring all relevant resources and competences into play to achieve the goals of the agenda. Cumulus and the members can enable.

She stated the fact that institutions educating designers have a lot of responsibility in the production, influencing the design industry to take new and better practices, raise the awareness of the use and need for the sustainable materials and not to forget technology. Cumulus members engage the Talent of the Next Generation to achieve the goals and go even beyond for better. Economy of Networking by Cumulus is the way to achieve. Partnerships with private sector are essential, as she has also stated in the letter of intent given to Cumulus in Kolding. The Global Goals are supporting the promotion of the business opportunities but not alone; art, design and media education and research play a big role.

We are together, the Norwegian DOGA, Architecture and Design Center by Onny Eikhaug and Luisa Collina signed during Kolding conference a partnership with Cumulus with the same flagship; SDGs and to do things together to advance them. By collaborating, we are stronger to safeguard and advance from the starting point of education and research. To rehearse Kyoto Design Declaration signed on 21 March 2008 is the springboard Cumulus further to also accelerate the September 2015 UN SDGs. We stay tuned!

http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/development-agenda/
http://www.cumulusassociation.org/?submit=Search&s=Kyoto+Design+Declaration
https://doga.no/

More info: SG Eija Salmi eija.salmi@aalto.fi

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