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The Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development launches its web site: http://friendsofgovernance.org/

It is the first web site for a Friends group at the UN and has on the...

Ambitious new agenda would end poverty by 2030 and universally promote shared economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection

The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement today on the outcome document that will...

Even before Brexit, we were already behind where we needed to be with the sustainable development goals. Progress depends on staying humble.

It was always going to be a monumental task: 17 goals, 169 targets and countless (and hotly disputed) indicators to measure...

“Any truly sustainable development must address the scourge of climate change,” UN DESA’s Under-Secretary-General Mr. Wu Hongbo said just weeks before the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) opened in Paris on 30 November. The relationship between climate change and development...

Forests cover 30 per cent of the Earth’s surface and in addition to providing food security and shelter, forests are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population.  Thirteen million hectares of forests are being lost every year...

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are intended to be universal in the sense of embodying a universally shared common global vision of progress towards a safe, just and sustainable space for all human beings to thrive on the planet. They reflect the moral principles that no-...

Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser on the post-2015 development agenda for the United Nations, talks to AGRA FACTS journalist Rose O’Donovan about the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the Zero Hunger Challenge...

Amnesty International, the Center for Economic & Social Rights, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Human Rights Watch have developed a proposal for post-2015 monitoring and accountability at the global level. In particular, we suggest a participatory peer review mechanism (...

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A Study Commissioned by the German Council for Sustainable Development 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) currently under negotiation at the United Nations are intended to guide priorities both for the...

The Project on Sustainability Transformation beyond 2015 (POST2015 project) has established a database on goals and indicators for sustainable development, to support the work of policy makers and scholars engaging...

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