The Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP) will hold the 3rd annual international conference on sustainable development (ICSD) on September 23rd and 24th at Columbia University in New York.
On the 16th of December this year the post2015 project, in collaboration with University of Surabaya (UBAYA), will convene the second International workshop to deepen and extend the discussion on urbanization.
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.
Two new policy briefs aiming to provide the OWG for Sustainable Development with insights on how to best formulate and implement the SDGs.
The International Workshop on Governance 'of' and 'for' Sustainable Development Goals, held 1 February 2014, in New York, USA, resulted in a series of policy briefs, whereof this is the fifth.
The International Workshop on Governance 'of' and 'for' Sustainable Development Goals, held 1 February 2014, in New York, USA, resulted in a series of policy briefs, whereof this is the fourth.
Brief reflections of the Open Working Group's Zero Draft, the European Commission’s Position Paper and their standpoints on governance.
The Millennium Declaration affirmed that democracy and democratic governance are essential for the success of the Post-2015 development framework.
The High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is a central element in the emerging governance architecture for sustainable development.
The author argues that an emphasis on governance and the efforts made to measure its patterns and understand its dynamics is very welcome, but that discussions about governance and its measurement sometimes gloss over a number of key questions.
The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have issued the "zero draft" of goals and targets.
COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS
The Independent Research Forum (IRF2015) has developed a framework that is intended to be a practical tool for use in designing and selecting sustainable development goals and targets for the post-2015 development agenda.