Welcome to the SDSN Community
We are excited to have you join our global network of problem solvers.

SDSN Mobilize is SDSN’s internal communications platform exclusively for SDSN Members. The platform can be leveraged by all its users to share publications, communicate about events, submit calls for proposals, share funding opportunities, or simply ask questions or share information relating to the SDGs.

What is SDSN Mobilize?

As SDSN's online community platform, SDSN Mobilize allows you to create public posts, chat privately with specific members and SDSN staff, find global and local events, host events yourself, access a directory of SDSN members and join topic-specific groups for an even more curated and personalized experience.

Why should I join this global platform?

  • Explore and Connect

    Gain access to world-class expertise and experience and connect with your colleagues to increase the reach of your events and projects that help shape the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in your local context.

  • Find Opportunities

    SDSN members are better positioned to mobilize resources locally and internationally through SDSN brand recognition. Keep yourself updated on our weekly series of funding opportunities to not miss out!

  • Support network

    Find new prospects for collaboration and promote the diffusion of good practices between the members of the network

  • Stay Up-to-date

    SDSN Mobilize is the site that brings together all the resources to participate in the implementation of the SDGs through the SDSN projects. Many initiatives are already underway; others will be released soon.

What are some examples of ways to use SDSN Mobilize to get the most out of it?

Example 1: Explore and connect

You are looking to connect with experts that have expertise in one or more specific SDGs? Go to SDSN Mobilize’s Members page, apply filters and find a list of members who work in the field(s) you browsed. Click on the chat button at the top of their profile and introduce yourself!

If you are a recipient of this interaction : You will receive an email with a message from a member of the SDSN who wants to connect with you. They may meet in person or virtually, but in any case, you have now found someone who works in your field and could become a collaborative partner in the future.

Example 2: Stay up-to-date

Find and participate in the local network events of the SDSN or other relevant webinars, courses and conferences in the field of sustainable development. Sharing content is important, and SDSN Mobilize is where you'll find all the main elements!

Simply subscribe to the SDSN calendar to never miss an event, see who else is joining and meet your classmates before you even attend.

How to start?

  • 1

    Complete your profile:

    Having an updated profile helps other members of the group to get to know you and connect with you to share good practices and networking.

  • 2

    Introduce yourself:

    Tell the community a little about yourself and what you would like to get involved in the community. It offers members the opportunity to give you a warm welcome.

  • 3

    No login required:

    Tap in to the community knowledge, opportunities, perks, best practices, news and more, from wherever you are , no need to login -  you can comment and reply from where ever you want, email, platform or mobile app.

  • 4

    You can always change your notifications settings:

    Check out this article to see all the different ways in which you can set up your notifications.

How do I network within SDSN Mobilize?

SDSN has an amazing network of 2,000+ individuals from 850+ institutions from all over the world.Take your membership within SDSN as your opportunity to discover, connect with and help others within the global community of development professionals.

Go for it! Here's how:

Go to the Members tab on desktop or in your mobile app

Use the filters to see people by location, the area of expertise, program, year, etc.

On each person's profile, you can click on the chat bubbleto start a private chat. The recipient will get that in their email inbox and then neither of you needs to log in to continue the conversation.

Set up time for coffee or to chat virtually, meet and change the world :)

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I update my notification preferences?

Check out this article in English to see all the different ways you can configure your notifications.

Where do I update my profile?

Changes tour profile fields such as email, current title, current company, your expertise and social media profiles can be made directly in Mobilize (via the app or the desktop platform).

How do I reply to an Discussion Post by email?

If you are receiving instant notifications by email, you can also reply directly from the email.

To respond privately, or just to the author of the publication, simply reply to the email.

To respond so the community can continue the discussion, click reply all

Get in touch with your community leader
We would love to hear your feedback and make this the best experience possible for you. To share your ideas/suggestions please chat to your community manager directly through Mobilize or email
dorothea.strueber@unsdsn.org