Evaluation to connect national priorities with the SDGs

A 48-page guide titled ‘Evaluation to connect national priorities with the SDGs’, has been co-created by IIED, EVALSDGs, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and UNICEF, and launched in New York today. This guide for evaluators and evaluation commissioners working on the...

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Harvesting synergy from sustainable development goal interactions

Matteo Pedercini, Steve Arquitt, David Collste, and Hans Herren PNAS November 12, 2019 116 (46) 23021-23028; first published October 30, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1817276116 Significance The sustainable development goals (SDGs) offer the global community a compelling vision and universally...

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Issues and Trends in Education for Sustainable Development

Issues and trends in Education for Sustainable Development is the fifth in UNESCO’s Education on the Move series, which reviews trends in education today and challenges for tomorrow. The series is aimed at providing policy-makers, educators and other stakeholders with state-of-the-art analyses of...

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Our World in Data

We have a wealth of research and data to make progress against the world’s largest problems at our fingertips. Check out 3280 charts, across 297 topics. All free: open access and open source, at Our World in Data. Plus: Sustainable Development Goals Tracker Is the world on track to reach the...

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UNITAR’s Policy cycle, integrated approaches and SDGs

UNITAR has developed a learning toolkit “Policy cycle, integrated approaches and SDGs” and a customized version for the African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and other African countries. These toolkits are designed to support the UN Member States in incorporating the Sustainable Development...

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Harvesting Synergy from Sustainable Development Goal Interactions

A new research paper Harvesting Synergy from Sustainable Development Goal Interactions from the Millennium Institute identifies five fundamental mechanisms that when applied at different stages of the SDG results chain can give rise to synergies–and save precious economic resources invested in...

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Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC)

Analytical tools for identifying water conflict risks – Event summary – https://adelph.it/WaterRisks Access to water can be a critical resource for cooperation, but also a source of tension. Identifying risks before their onset is crucial for the feasibility of intervention strategies, but...

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Global Sustainable Development Report 2019

The Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 is now available for download on the Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform; here is the link https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/globalsdreport/2019. The Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR ) originated in the Rio + 20 outcome, when...

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Introducing STARS 2.2

AASHE is excited to announce the release of STARS 2.2, the latest version of the rating system. This new version features: A new “Points of Distinction” section to allow participants to highlight their most notable sustainability programs, initiatives or accomplishments. Simplified criteria for...

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Open SDG Platform

Open SDG is a reporting platform developed for managing and publishing data and statistics related to the UN SDGs. Built exclusively with open-source libraries and tools, it is freely available for any organization to reuse and can be hosted and maintained using free services. The Open SDG...

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Reshaping governance for sustainability

“There needs to be an examination of the hardware of the 2030 Agenda, rather than an upgrade of its software” concludes the 2019 Spotlight Report launched on Thursday, 11 July during the High Level Political Forum that reviews the United Nations 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. Under the...

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UN SDG:Learn Launched

On 9 July, UN SDG:Learn was launched at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development 2019. Coordinated by UNITAR and UNSSC, UN SDG:Learn brings together more than 40 partners from the UN system, academia, universities, and the private sector. UN SDG:Learn enables learners to...

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