GSS Preview | Hack 7: How to create a sustainable lifestyle?

一、承办院系School/Department host:

社会科学学 School of Social Sciences



How to create a sustainable lifestyle?


Monitoring and evaluation of the sustainable development goals


1. 聚焦从联合国17个可持续发展目标中的性别平等、负责任的消费和生产、优质教育以及可持续城市和社区出发,构建现代社会可持续发展的生活方式。

Focusing on gender equality, responsible consumption and production, quality education and sustainable cities and communities within the 17 United Nations SDGs to build a sustainable way of life in today’s society.

2. 运用信息化技术以及大数据手段等方式,客观、科学的测量某一区域或者国家的可持续发展目标进程并评估其效果。

Measuring and evaluating the process and effects of the sustainable development goals of a region or country objectively and scientifically by utilizing information technology and big data.

四、该领域比较关注的问题Our key topics of interes:


How to promote gender equality at societal and family levels?


How to promote the sustainable development transformation of enterprises?


How to provide better education for children in impoverished areas and Exceptional Children?


How to strengthen interaction between communities to build sustainable communities?


How to reduce carbon emissions in daily life?


How youth can take action to help achieve the SDGs?


Tools used to plan, measure, and evaluate the SDGs.

五、主讲老师Hack Leader


Qu Wei, Doctor of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, is currently the director of the Global Learning Center of the School of Social Sciences of Tsinghua University and the Chinese leader of the IUP project (a talent training and academic exchange project jointly implemented by 11 world-class universities including Tsinghua University, Yale University, and Stanford University). He is responsible for developing and implementing cooperation with central ministries and commissions, local governments, large enterprises, financial institutions, overseas universities, and international organizations. Additionally, he created the “Horizon Program for Global Youth Development”, committed to providing support and assistance for young people to participate in global governance and sustainable development. He worked in central ministries and commissions for 13 years. Furthermore, he has served as the liaison of the national research and implementation of the "United Nations Convention against Corruption" work coordination group, WTO trade policy review inter-ministerial working group, and other institutions, participating in relevant work of each working group as well as negotiations and consultations with the Working Group on the Implementation Review Mechanism of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, the WTO Secretariat Working Group and the US Department of Commerce.



Jiang Yihang. He worked in the United Nations for more than 20 years and served as the Technical Secretary of the Western Pacific Regional Secretariat at the Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission of UNESCO, project officer of the East Asia Sea Region Coordination Department of the United Nations Environment Programme, senior marine pollution expert of the UNEP/GEF South China Sea Project of the United Nations Environment Programme/Global Environment Facility coordination department, project manager of the project management office of the United Nations Development Program/Global Environment Facility UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Project Management Office, and chief technical consultant. Currently, he is a professor at the Ocean University of China. He teaches classes on global ecological governance and protection, international organization work practice, international organization project management, and international organization work capacity building.


Han Qunli. He is currently the executive director of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Research Program supported by the National Federation of Science and Technology (ICSU), the United Nations Disaster Reduction Agency (UNISDR), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He worked in the United Nations for more than 20 years and served as the director of the UNESCO Department of Ecology, the Secretary-General of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Program, and the executive director of the UNESCO Natural Science Department. He also served as the chairman of the United Nations Office in Jakarta in the Asia-Pacific region, responsible for scientific projects. He has taught courses including international organization work practice, international organization project management, international organization work capacity building, global ecological governance, and environmental protection.


Chen Wenchun. He is currently the founding partner of Qianhai Renzhi Capital Management (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., with a fund size of more than 1 billion RMB, focusing on mid-and-early-stage scientific and technological innovation projects in the field of hardcore technology and SAAS. Mr. Chen Wenchun has extensive work experience in international organizations. He has served as the Acting Director of the Strategic Resources Division of the United Nations Headquarters and the Deputy Director of the United Nations Audit Committee. In addition, he has promoted the implementation of major United Nations reform projects such as International Public Sector Accounting Standards and Umoja.


Li Guoping. He is currently the deputy secretary-general of the Financial Technology Innovation Alliance, the financial industry director of Microsoft (China), a consultant mentor of Microsoft Venture Capital Accelerator, an expert consultant of the Global Fintech Lab, and a member of the Financial Technology Expert Advisory Committee of Shanghai Gaojin Financial Research Institute.




Introduction to the School of Social Sciences

The School has 82 faculty and staff, including 39 full professors, 32 associate professors, 9 assistant professors and 2 key administrative staff. Additionally, there are 92 postdoctoral fellows in the School. The current enrollment is 496 undergraduate students, 450 Master’s students and 398 doctoral students. The School has a total of 1344 students, including 233 international students and 42 students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

The School has four departments and one institute: the Department of Sociology, Department of Political Science, Department of International Relations, Department of Psychology, and Institute of Economics. There are also about 55 interdisciplinary functioning research institutions in the School.