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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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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.
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28.2.2018

Multilingualism in cyberspace for inclusive sustainable development discussed in Khanty-Mansiysk

The Global Expert Meeting “Multilingualism in Cyberspace for Inclusive Sustainable Development” was successfully hosted in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation, from 5 to 9 June 2017, in the framework of the IX annual International IT Forum,...
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15.12.2016

Agricultural value chains – a motor of inclusive economic development in rural areas?

Promoting agricultural value chains to support rural areas is high on the development agenda among many donors. However, the impacts of this support are discussed controversially. Civil society organisations in particular fear disadvantages for...

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27.2.2017

Sustainable Development Goals

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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,...
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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...
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26.6.2018

Gut leben global : neue Ansätze der Wohlstandsmessung und SDGs für Deutschland / Jens Martens, Wolfgang Obenland ; Hrsg.: Global Policy Forum Europe, terre des hommes

Wie man Wohlstand und Entwicklung misst, bewegt Wissenschaft und Politik schon seit vielen Jahrzehnten. Aber gerade in den letzten Jahren erlebte die Auseinandersetzung über diese Frage eine wahre Renaissance. In aller Welt entstanden neue Initiativen, die sich angesichts der zunehmenden Kritik an...

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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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