Development policy

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11.7.2018

Highjacking the SDGs? : the Private Sector and the Sustainable Development Goals / Marie-Luise Abshagen... [et al.] ; hrsg. von Brot für die Welt... [et al.]

At the United Nations (UN) summit in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was adopted by all UN member states. The Agenda gives a comprehensive framework for a global socio-ecological transformation. Along with governments,...

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Online article
27.6.2018

GDP a poor measure of progress, say Davos economists

Do we need a new way of measuring economic growth?
Online article
7.5.2018

New York City Will Be First City Ever to Report on Its UN Global Goals Progress

New York City is setting an example for the rest of the country to follow.
Online article
20.4.2018

Rio+20 Earth Summit: campaigners decry final document

'Pathway for a sustainable future' declared, but Greenpeace says summit was failure of epic proportions

Multimedia

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27.2.2017

Sustainable Development Goals

Web documentary
20.10.2014

Balloons of Bhutan

In Bhutan ist das Glück der Menschen eine Staatsangelegenheit – Der Erfolg des Landes wird nicht durch das Bruttosozialprodukt sondern das Brutto-Glücks-Produkt gemessen. Deshalb dreht sich hier auch alles um die Zufriedenheit der Menschen:...
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22.5.2013

The Post 2015 Development Goals: Solving the Puzzle

As we near the completion date of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015, the United Nations has begun a conversation on how to build on these goals post-2015. But how do the goals fit together? What would a coherent and connected system of post-...

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11.7.2018

Highjacking the SDGs? : the Private Sector and the Sustainable Development Goals / Marie-Luise Abshagen... [et al.] ; hrsg. von Brot für die Welt... [et al.]

At the United Nations (UN) summit in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was adopted by all UN member states. The Agenda gives a comprehensive framework for a global socio-ecological transformation. Along with governments,...
Article
4.7.2018

Agroecology / Olivier de Schutter... [et al.]

In 2008, the authors of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report arrived at the conclusion that «business as usual is not an option» to make global food security sustainable. The radical transformation of the existing food and...
Electronic document
26.6.2018

Messung von Wohlstand : ein Überblick über verschiedene Verfahren / Martin Schulte, Elias Butzmann ; Denkwerk Zukunft

Wohlstand wird im historischen und internationalen Vergleich unterschiedlich definiert und gemessen. Je nach Verfahren unterscheiden sich Niveau und Entwicklung von Wohlstand erheblich. Es gibt sowohl Verfahren, die ausschliesslich den materiellen Wohlstand messen als auch solche, die nicht-...

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Press release
3.7.2018

2030 Agenda: Domestic policy is foreign policy!

Swiss civil society – organized in the Platform Agenda 2030 – presented its report entitled «How sustainable is Switzerland? Implementing the 2030 Agenda from a civil society perspective».
Political article
2.7.2018

Sustainability at the centre of power?

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda is organizationally a difficult undertaking. Switzerland too is facing its problems in that regard. Who in the administration should be charged with this task? And what powers will it require?
Political article
29.6.2018

Diverting flows

Illicit financial flows are conducive to social inequality and undermine sustainable development. Switzerland's centre-right political movements have long ignored this fact. Two new legal studies now reveal the need for comprehensive action.

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