Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals

On 19 February 2020, the Galway Public Participation Network together with the NGO, Development Perspectives, held a workshop on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Amicita Social Hub, Athenry.

The workshop was attended by 23 members of the PPN and informed participants about the background and the framework of the SDGs. By connecting the dots between these international guidelines and their local impact, members of the community learnt about what they mean and how they affect our communities.

The workshop was delivered by Development Perspectives as part of their new Adult and Community Education Progamme Saolta.


  • More information about the SDGs can be found here
  • Development Perspectives have developed a toolkit for community groups to prepare workshops on the SDGs
  • Further information on the 17 individual goals is also available in the information packs
  • The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment outline their approach to implementing the SDGs here
  • Ireland’s progress on achieving the SDGs is tracked by the datahub GeoHive
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