Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Switzerland

Océane Dayer is co-chair of SDSN Switzerland and founder of Swiss Youth for Climate. She was Switzerland's youth delegate to the United Nations. Océane Dayer holds a Master's degree in Environmental Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and works as a Political Advisor at WWF Switzerland.  Prof. em. Dr. Urs Wiesmann is Co-Chairman of SDSN Switzerland, and founder and former President of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern.
The Co-Chairs Océane Dayer and Prof. Dr. Urs Wiesmann of SDSN Switzerland.

Biovision operates SDSN in cooperation with the interdisciplinary Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern. This network mobilises research institutes, civil society organisations, political decision makers and industries to develop solutions for implementing Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement in Switzerland.

Stories from this project

SDSN Media Release Federal Council Strategy 2030

SDSN Switzerland emphasises the high urgency of addressing the major challenges of our time, such as climate change, biodiversity loss and the increasing inequalities since the corona crisis, in a systemically networked way. Read...


"Switzerland buys itself good sustainability scores at the expense of other countries"

Carole Küng, co-director of the Biovision-affiliated Sustainable Development Solution Network Switzerland (SDSN), calls for increased Swiss commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Read...


SDSN Switzerland Assembly 2020

At the general meeting of SDSN Switzerland on 18 February 2020, all members met to exchange ideas, network and explore new ways of cooperation. Read...


Geneva tackles Agenda 2030

"17 goals to change the world": The "Fédération genevoise de coopération", UNO, University of Geneva and Biovision invited to a round table.  Article in German..


Media release: Opportunity for a sustainable future

SDSN Switzerlands recommendations for political action. Framework for the sustainable future of Switzerland. Media release in German