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Bridge 47: Make the SDGs your Business

Start Date: 29/05/2019 End Date: 29/05/2019

Event Location: Glencar Suite, Mount Errigal Hotel, Ballyraine, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Change Makers and IDEA, as part of Bridge 47, are inviting businesses in or around Donegal to join us for an interactive workshop on how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can help you strengthen your business. We will also be looking at how your business can help deliver the SDGs and contribute to the local communities your business relies on.

During this 2.5-hour workshop, you will:

  • Learn what the SDGs are and why the SDGs matter for your business, employees and customers
  • Map local issues of concern to the SDGs and explore how the SDGs connect to the Donegal’s Local Economic and Community Plan
  • Look at case studies from other businesses taking action on the SDGs and explore how you can implement the SDGs into your business
  • Identify what actions you and your business can take to help deliver the SDGs

It will run from 10:30-13:00, followed by networking lunch at 13:00-14:00 – Refreshments and lunch with be provided.

Register here

IDEA members who would like to come along, with a view to holding similar events in the future, please contact Ji at  

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Workshop: Putting Sustainable Communities at the heart of Development Education

Start Date: 27/05/2019 End Date: 27/05/2019

Event Location: IDEA Office,
6 Gardiner Row,
Dublin 1.


This workshop will explore the idea of sustainable communities in the context of a Development Education group or practitioner working at a global level and a local level. It will provide an opportunity to learn about what other community groups are doing in this area and focus on practical ways you can integrate the idea of Sustainable Communities into your Development Education work. It will also examine this in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The workshop will be facilitated by Johnny Sheehan, The Wheel, and will run from 10.00am – 1.00pm, Tuesday, 28 May, in the IDEA Office, 6 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1. 

To register, contact: