Welcome to the IRForum blog. Here you will find posts on sustainable development topics from IRF member organisations.
The latest draft of the Sustainable Development Goals and targets contains a stunning list of commitments, but fails to address how we will achieve them.
The OWG's ‘zero draft’ on SDGs is a marked improvement on previous versions, but we still have a long journey ahead.
GDP as a measure of development is inaccurate and masks inequalities faced by women. As the world frames a post-2015 agenda, we need to explore alternatives that are more inclusive and recognize women and girls’ contributions to national economies.
Fish are an important source of food and income for millions across the globe, but oceans and marine ecosystems are suffering from heavy exploitation and degradation.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will eventually succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, are being shaped by three Ps – principle, process and procedure.
Perspectives on the 16 Focus Areas of the OWG
IRF2015 has developed a tool for designing and selecting sustainable development goals and targets.
Around a billion people live in informal urban settlements that lack essential services and security. So, with the international community about to agree on a new set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) for all nations to pursue from 2015, the concerns of these people should be high on the agenda.
A new book highlights ways to better manage our limited water resources to achieve a better future for all.
Quality education should be a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a recent brief from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies.