Open keynote lecture: Pekka Haavisto

Welcome to the keynote lecture by Pekka Haavisto for State of the World and Development open lecture series, organized by Sustainable Global Technologies Programme. Haavisto is a seventh-term Member of Parliament, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs and an experienced conflict negotiator.
A portrait of Pekka Haavisto, member of parliament
Portrait of Pekka Haavisto. Photo: Kerttu Penttilä

Information about the event

This event is open for everyone from Aalto University, no registration is required. 

This lecture is part of WAT-E3020 State of the World and Development (2 ECTS) course taking place in Period I. Please visit MyCourses page if you are interested in joining other lectures of the course. If you wish to gain study credits, registration through SISU is required.

More information about SGT Programme:


Julia Sundman

Course coordinator
SGT15 Action Lab Mexico Group reflections on the field/photo by Jan Ahlstedt

SGT Programme

Sustainable Global Technologies (SGT), organized under Water and Environmental Engineering Master's Programme, is a multidisciplinary education program that focuses on sustainable technologies, urbanization and development, to contribute to environmental, cultural, and societal impacts in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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