Agenda 2030


2030 Agenda: 17 goals for saving the planet

Steering world development in a forward-looking direction. This is the aim of the Sustainable Development Goals that the UN set itself in September 2015.
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2030 Agenda: Paper tiger or driver of change?

In late September, the UN General Assembly adopted the comprehensive "2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development". Action is also needed in Switzerland.
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Sustainability for the mass market

Am 1. Mai 2013 gab der Bundesrat grünes Licht für einen Vierjahreskredit über 30 Millionen Franken für die strategische Partnerschaft zwischen dem Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft (Seco) und der holländischen Stiftung für nachhaltigen Handel (IDH).
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Backtracking on biofuels

Biofuels were immensely popular some years ago. At last, we could drive our cars without harming the climate! And yet its environmental and developmental problems have long been known. Politicians are only now beginning to react.
Political article

4th World Water Forum in Mexico

The Forum culminated in an appeal to governments, published by non-governmental organisations from four continents, Alliance Sud among them. Tthey called for concrete action to implement the right to water for all and to keep multinationals at bay.
Political article

Nestlé's «Pure Life» in Pakistan

Drinking Water Crisis in Pakistan and the Issue of Bottled Water. A case study by Nils Rosemann, edited by the Swiss Alliance of Development Organisations and Actionaid Pakistan.