national Network
Region: Europe

SDSN Portugal, hosted by by NOVA University Lisbon, the Centre of Engineering and Product Development (CEIIA), and Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF), mobilizes its members in Portugal and leverages their strengths to help realize the SDGs. Established in 2023, its key focus areas include raising awareness and engagement on the SDGs and promoting a national dialogue among all stakeholders, including organizing high-level events, such as the ‘Paving the Way to the Pact of Future’ conference ahead of the UN’s Summit of the Future. The network also undertakes policy engagement activities, such as collaborating on the elaboration of the 2030 Portuguese Roadmap.

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The Network Contributes to Governmental '2030 Roadmap'

SDSN Portugal was launched in November 2023. Although a relatively new network, it is already collaborating on the national '2030 Roadmap' with the relevant office of the SDGs within the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

30 High-level Members Join SDSN Portugal's Leadership Council

SDSN Portugal has established a Leadership Council with 30 high-level members with stakeholders from across the sectoral, social, and academic spectrum. During this period, the network is focusing on expanding the number of members and engaging them in different initiatives.

Network Launch Convenes Multi-sector Stakeholders During Annual SDG Event

On November 2, 2023, a launch event was organized at CEiiA’s headquarters in Matosinhos, convening the three co-hosts of the network and many other key representatives of the Portuguese SDG scene, including the Secretary of State for the 2030 Agenda. The next day, Prof. Júlia Seixas, chair of SDSN Portugal, presented the network at the annual event of ODS Local, the Portuguese platform of municipalities for the SDGs.

SDSN Portugal Network Members

Organization Country Network Sector
TESE - Associação para o Desenvolvimento Portugal PortugalEurope Non-Governmental Organization
Portuguese Water Partnership Portugal PortugalEurope Non-Governmental Organization
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
Comitê Científico do Curso de Doutoramento em Alterações Climáticas e Politicas para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável. Universidade de Lisboa e Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
Lusofona University Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
CESOP - Catholic University of Portugal Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
Nova School of Business and Economics Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
NOVA University Lisbon Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
Centre of Engineering and Product Development (CEIIA) Portugal PortugalEurope Research Institution
Marquês de Valle Flôr Institute (IMVF) Portugal PortugalEurope Civil Society Organization
Center for Responsible Business and Leadership - Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
Universidade Aberta Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)
University of Minho Portugal PortugalEurope University (Department/Institute)

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Júlia Seixas

  • Chair
  • SDSN Portugal

Maria João Filgueiras Rauch

  • Network Manager
  • SDSN Portugal

SDSN Focal Point

Marta García Haro

  • Senior Manager
  • Networks Program