Sustainable development event to take place in city

Galway daily news University of Galway holding postgraduate Open Evening on Tuesday

A Sustainable Development Goals panel discussion will take place next month in Galway city looking at Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

The event, hosted by University of Galway Students’ Union, will focus on issues such as cycling and housing in Galway and what can be done to improve the city for everyone.

Speakers on the panel include Brendan Smith from Galway National Park City together with representatives from Galway Cycling Campaign and Threshold.

The event is open to the public and takes place on Tuesday 20 October at IT250 in the IT Building of the University. Free tickets are available on Eventbrite here.

Students’ Union President Sai Gujulla said that they are delighted to be hosting a panel discussion as part of Ireland’s first Sustainable Development Goals week.

“As part of the Galway community our students are passionate about making the city more liveable and sustainable for us all.”

Students’ Union Vice President/Welfare and Equality Officer Imogen O’Flaherty Falconer added that the housing crisis is having a huge impact across all levels of society.

“We need to work together to find long term sustainable and affordable solutions for everyone in Galway.”