Agenda 2030

Political article

«The debate on inequality is a highly charged one»

The 2030 Agenda is a world constitution of sorts: it conceives of the world as a political, social and societal whole. Hence, existing challenges can only be met through joint action by rich and poor countries. Interview with researcher Sabin Bieri.
Press release

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

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

Big show, little Switzerland...

Switzerland's progress report could make for an embarrassing appearance before the UN and set a bad example for States that are even less serious about implementing the 2030 Agenda.
Article as analysis

«Typically Swiss compromise» would be disastrous

In the Swiss Federal Administration, there is discord over which body should take the lead on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. There is an urgent need to assign responsibility at a very senior level, and for powers clearly defined.
Article as analysis

Tourism: Quality not quantity!

The current UN Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is expected to contribute significantly to attaining the goals of the 2030 Agenda. Yet the year could well be misused simply to promote tourism.
Article as analysis

2030 Agenda: Teeth for the paper tiger

Alliance Sud is committed to the implementation of the ambitious global reference framework that is the 2030 Agenda. Hereunder are the crucial points from a development standpoint.
Political article

Reference framework for sustainable development

The United Nation's Agenda 2030 has the potential to cure a world that is out of control. But constant pressure from civil society is needed.
Article as analysis

How can development funds be used effectively?

Having committed to common goals through the 2030 Agenda, the world community met in Nairobi to discuss what form of development cooperation can effectively contribute to attaining the agreed goals.