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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SDG Accord Report

A global alliance of the world’s universities, colleges and sustainability networks have released the second annual SDG Accord report; ‘Progress towards the Global Goals in the University and College sector’. Presented at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York, the research shows increasing...

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Spotlight Report 2019

The world is off-track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most governments have failed to turn the transformational vision of the 2030 Agenda into real transformational policies. Even worse, xenophobia and authoritarianism are on the rise in a growing number of countries.” “The...

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Transforming our World in Harmony with Nature

Hot off the press: Transforming our World in Harmony with Nature. Integrating Nature while Implementing the UN’s 2019 Sustainable Development Goals. This inspiring book offers new insights on how to living in balance with nature and align practices with the SDGs. Check it out...

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Declaring War on Words that Sell Sustainability Short – Blog

Language can play a descriptive role in defining things, but at the same time it also influences the way we perceive and interact with the world. In this blog article, Paul Gallagher states that to align with working towards achieving the 2030 Agenda, it is thus vital for us to also critically...

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Financing for Sustainable Development Report

The UN Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the fourth edition of the “Financing for Sustainable Development Report”, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of sustainable finance in 2019. The report puts forward a set of policy...

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