The GlassTrend Board and the Organising Committee of the International Year of Glass 2022 (IYOG 2022), are to offer a joint GlassTrend – IYOG 2022 series of events.

These events will illustrate how the United Nations Development Goals (UNDGs) are supported by glass.

It is an example of international cooperation covering UNDG-17 ‘Partnerships for the goals’.

The first event of the series is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 18 starting at 13:00 CET.

Dr. Hong Li from NEG will present a webinar about ‘Chemical approach to ultra-high-modulus fiberglass’ that is linked to the UNDG Affordable & clean energy.

On February 10th , CelSian’s Dr. Corinne Claireaux will give a lecture during the Opening Ceremony of IYOG 2022 in Geneva to highlight the UNDGs 4 ‘Quality education’ and 5 ‘Gender equality’.

Future events will be dedicated to the other seven UNDGs comprising: • Good health and well-being • Clean water and sanitation • Affordable & clean energy • Industry, innovation, infrastructure • Responsible consumption and production • Climate action • Life below water.

These events are reserved for GlassTrend members. To register for the individual webinars, please visit