Scientific paper recently published that analyze the challenges facing the implementation of the SDGs related to human water needs. The research focuses on three essential aspects: indicators, inter-linkages and implementation.
In a report published by the Scientific Advisory Board of the United Nations Secretary-General on 18 September 2016, a more important role of Scientific Advice within the United Nations framework is encouraged in order to achieve the solution of the most pressing global problems.
Special Feature on “Making the SDGs Succeed”
Måns Nilsson, Dave Griggs and Martin Visbeck present a simple way of rating relationships between the targets to highlight priorities for integrated policy.
Implementing the SDGs requires reliance on new forms of expert guidance. Lessons drawn from environmental science panels and Global Environmental Assessments can help design such a panel.
The recent shift from the MDGs to the much broader SDGs has given further impetus to the debate on the nexus between the multiple sectors of policy-making that the Goals are to cover.
Special Issue of RECIEL on "The SDGs and International Environmental Law"
Special Issue of Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law on "The SDGs and International Environmental Law"
Using accountability mechanisms to support the implementation of the SDGs will require serious and strategic thinking. Through an examination of existing accountability mechanisms, this report identifies pathways for developing accountability mechanisms in SDG implementation.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) herald a new phase for international development. This article presents the results of a consultative exercise to collaboratively identify 100 research questions of critical importance for the post-2015 international development agenda.
Serving as reference goals for the international development community for the period 2015-2030,
The HLPF is proposed as the institutional “home” for follow-up and review of the post-2015 development agenda; and therefore presents a critical entry-point to ensure delivery of the post-2015 agenda and sustainable development more broadly.
Play sports! Be in harmony with nature! And end all preventable deaths! Only the U.N. could have come up with a document so worthless.
Most of the SDG targets are global; to be reached by concerted international action. But in contrast to the Millennium Development Goals, the SDGs cannot be achieved without far-reaching change in domestic policy and action even in wealthy developed countries like Sweden.
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