Serving as reference goals for the international development community for the period 2015-2030,
Between the 4th and 12th of June 2015 Future Earth opened a short survey to seek input from the science community on the Sustainable Development Goals Zero Draft.
UN: Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) - advanced, unedited copy
Stakeholder Forum: Universal Sustainable Development Goals - Understanding the Transformational Challenge for Developed Countries
This outlines the Financing for Development framework and the efforts of the global community to implement it.
Asia Development Bank: Making Money Work - Financing a sustainable future in Asia and the Pacific - Overview
Simon Hoiberg Olsen, Eric Zusman, Magnus Bengtsson, Tim Cadman, Ikuho Miyazawa: Governance trends in the intergovernmental sustainable development discourse - a text analysis
Yonglong Lu, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Martin Visbeck, Anne-Sophie Stevance: Policy - Five priorities for the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Review of Targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Science Perspective
2015 is a significant year on global decision-making on governance of and for finance, sustainable development and climate change. The UN Secretary General’s report provides negotiators and stakeholders with an interesting read on the challenges of this year.
A new Policy Brief on ending the double burden of malnutrition by addressing the food and health nexus in the Sustainable Development Goals.
The increasing realisation that governance quality is a fundamental element of long-run development has led to its consideration as a desirable development goal in its own right.
UN deliberations are underway towards a post-2015 agenda that unites poverty eradication and sustainable development. While negotiators are tasked to determine goals and indicators, another fundamental question is: How will progress towards the SDGs be monitored and reviewed?
The post-2015 development agenda and the SDGs will rely significantly on scientists and scientific communities in order to be effective. These scientific actors will be challenged to create systemic understandings with policy relevance at local, national, and international levels.
This collection of scholarly articles reflects the main findings of a dialogue and research programme between the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies and the German Development Institute on the United Nations post-2015 agenda for global development.