Universum Center for Sustainable Development

The Universum Center for Sustainable Development (UCSD) promotes and conducts high quality research to aid the country and the region achieve its sustainable development goals in three main domains – economic, social and environmental – by translating UN Sustainable Goals into practical applications and policies. UCSD pursues and coordinates research initiatives for Universum College faculty members and students, and disseminates research results at the Universum Scientific Journal and other regional and international academic platforms.


Pillar of Economic Development Goals

  • Erase Hunger
  • Create Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Increase Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • Mobilize Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Influence Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Build Partnerships for the Goals

Pillar of Social Development Goals

  • Eliminate Poverty
  • Establish Good Health and Well-Being
  • Enforce Gender Equality
  • Provide Quality Education
  • Reduce Inequality

Pillar of Environmental Development Goals

  • Improve Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Grow Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Organize Climate Action
  • Develop Life Below Water
  • Guarantee Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions