Sustainable Development Report 2020

The Sustainable Development Report (SDR) 2020, including the SDG Index and Dashboards, has been released. It was written by lead author Jeffrey Sachs and a team of independent experts working at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Bertelsmann Stiftung, and published by...

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ESD, Sustain Me!

Enjoy this new podcast, hosted by Joe Culhane:  ESD, Sustain Me!, based in Portland, Oregon, through the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN).  It focuses on #ESDfor2030, a decade long framework and effort supported by UNESCO, calling on Education for Sustainable Development...

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Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2020

The 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has launched, amid a global economic recession and financial turmoil from COVID-19. The fallout from the pandemic is derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and...

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The digital introduction of the SDGs into Higher Education Teaching

We believe that educating students on the SDGs is very important for a broader and holistic understanding of the challenges we are facing currently to live more sustainably and better grasp the impact our actions have. Yet, as a professor, we also see that there is not always the time to include...

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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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