SDG Articles

SDG Articles

The Victorian Young Professionals Network has been reflecting on sustainable development as our global state of affairs are changing. The following articles connect the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to the impacts of COVID-19 on our society, economies and individual lives. 


The crisis behind closed doors: a look into the ‘shadow pandemic
28 July 2020

Although we are currently facing a public health crisis, COVID-19 has also caused a surge in intimate partner violence (IPV), negatively affecting our world’s pursuit […]

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The digital divide: lessons COVID-19 taught us about the digital exclusion of students from low socio-economic backgrounds
19 June 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators across the globe have been required to establish […]

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What our oceans can teach us in our world’s post-COVID recovery
4 June 2020

Geography classes at school have likely taught you that there are five oceans on Earth. That said, if you grab a globe and try to determine where one ocean ends […]

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Beyond hand washing: maintaining your holistic health during COVID-19
2 May 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are frequently told how to look after the health of ourselves and our communities. Maintaining high levels […]

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What COVID-19 can learn from climate change: establishing crisis governance
28 April 2020

In 2020, we are faced with two simultaneous global crises. The only comfort we may take from this is that both climate change and the COVID-19 […]

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