A UK parliamentary committee wants to know how best to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. One year into the 2030 Agenda, countries are starting to explore different paths.
"Leave no-one behind" has become a key phrase in interpreting the Sustainable Development Goals, but we should think carefully about what it implies.
Project Coordinator, Post-2015 Development Agenda, WRI.
This media briefing looks at the global goals for development being agreed by the United Nations General Assembly at its 70th Session on the 25-27 September, and explores how they represent a new direction for the global community, integrating environmental sustainability with eliminating poverty and inequality wherever it is found.
The Seventh International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2015) will focus on forging multi-stakeholder partnerships towards 2030.
Ahead of the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa, IIED’s David Satterthwaite highlights the disconnect that exists between the commitments made by national governments at international conferences and finance available for the (mostly local) institutions that can meet them.
Who will pay for and provide access to water? photo: Espen Rasmussen / PANOS
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) could bring unprecedented action to mitigate the world’s water demand and supply crises, argue WRI's Betsy Otto and Kitty van der Heijden.
Access to water and managing water supplies are key to the SDGs, photo: WRI
Suppose money was being deposited and withdrawn from your bank account, but you didn’t know how much. And suppose you knew you had bills coming due, but you didn’t know when or what amount would be required to cover them.
Negotiations underway this week will focus on the declaration text for the Sustainable Development Goals. Jonathan Reeves from IIED suggests this is an ideal opportunity to raise global ambition – but says the signs are not good.
Andrew Scott from the Overseas Development Institute shares five key points on integrating the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the post-2015 agenda, as presented to the United Nations General Assembly plenary stocktaking.
This report was prepared by Development Alternatives (DA) for the South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) and looks at the key challenges of "The future we want" Rio+20 outcome and provides critical analysis of the policy and programme responses across South Asia in addressing the environmental priorities identified.