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A zero poverty, zero emissions agenda

This year's Development and Climate Days at COP21 addressed the twin challenges of tackling poverty and tackling emissions - finding practical approaches to a post2015 agenda. IRF was there and has compiled this Storify to capture some of the discussions over the weekend.

Graphic illustration of discussions at D&C Days, drawn by Jorge Martin, photo: Helen Burley

 

Latest news - 14 Dec

14 Dec - this week's post-2015 digest provides a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related processes, including a report on aid post2015 and questions as to which way forward for the SDGs.

Agenda 2030 - news round-up

7 December 2015 – this week’s post-2015 digest provides a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related processes, including a report from SDSN looking at the challenge of establishing a robust follow-up and review mechanism to support goal implementation.

Graphic illustration from discussions at the Development & Climate days, held in Paris alongside COP21

News and views: Agenda2030

23 Nov 2015 – this week’s post-2015 digest provides a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and related processes, including case studies on lessons from the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.

Girls washing their hands at a school in India

Sanitation for all? Households are just half the story

Thu, 2015-11-19 16:50
Sarah Dickin and Caspar Trimmer

If we are to truly fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals' (SDGs) vision of universal sanitation access, then governments, businesses and civil society need to recognize the value of sanitation outside the household – not only in fulfilling rights but also in boosting labour force participation, economic productivity and health and well-being. 

Photo shows an ecosan toilet block at a school in Tamil Nadu, India

India sets ambitious targets for fighting climate change

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:16
Harshita Bisht

Ahead of the UNFCCC climate talks in Paris, India has submitted its plans for emissions reductions. Harshita Bisht from Development Alternatives reflects on what is in the plan.

photo shows pylons in Mumbai

India intends to increase its share of renewaable energy by 2030, image: World Bank Photo Collection via flickr.com,creative commons licence

Latest update: Agenda 2030

16 Nov 2015 – this week’s post-2015 digest provides a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and related processes, including details of a new report from the World Bank Group on managing the impacts of climate change on poverty.

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