Virtual Island Summit 2020

The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform. Join islanders from around the world to share ideas, good practices and solutions.

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GPSEN Launches New 2019-2022 Strategic Plan

GPSEN’s strategic plan for 2019-2022 places sustainability education at the forefront in order to transform “business as usual” to a sustainable future through new levels of shared identities, empowerment, and active engagement. Strategic Priorities and Highlights Educational programs, such as...

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Culture in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda

The new report entitled: “Culture in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda”, coordinated by ICOMOS and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) with contributions from all campaign members, sends key messages on the role of culture – current and potential – in the implementation of...

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Global Opportunities for SDGs (GO for SDGs) initiative

Description As part of Germany’s and UNEP’s promise to step up their efforts for globally implementing the SDGs, the German Ministry for Environment and UNEP have created ‘Global Opportunities for SDGs’ (or in short: GO for SDGs). This new initiative aims to accelerate and raise ambition for...

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74th UN General Assembly

World leaders gathering in New York City at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly have been putting environmental issues are at the forefront of the discussions. Governments, civil society and individuals are making commitments on how they will act on climate, sharing progress on...

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Action for People and Planet

Every September, the Member States of the United Nations meet at the General Assembly in New York to discuss the critical issues of global concern. This year, in addition to the general debate, world leaders will participate in a series of summits and high-level meetings to boost action on climate...

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2019 US Cities Sustainable Development Report

The 2019 US Cities Sustainable Development Report is SDSN’s third city-level report ranking 105 US cities on progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 (SDGs). The results show that there will be significant work to do across the board if the SDGs are to be achieved by 2030,...

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These Are the Best Countries to Be a Woman in 2019

A new global report analyzes the state of gender equality in 129 countries around the world. Denmark is the country closest to achieving the goal of gender equality, according to a new report recently published by UK-based NGO Equal Measure 2030 — but no country has achieved total gender equality...

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