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Two birds, one stone: achieving the Paris Agreement and SDGs together

Fri, 2016-09-30 11:03
Eliza Northrop, Hana Biru, and Mathilde Bouyé

A new Working Paper from IRF partner WRI finds clear alignments between the changes needed to implement the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.


Climate smart farming methods can reduce hunger and improve food security, photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs via flickr.com, creative commons licence.

Starting the 2030 Agenda off right: policy coherence for sustainable development

Wed, 2016-06-15 10:47
Sonya Suter and Adam Fishman

Policy coherence is essential if governments are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and some governments are already leading the way.

Improving public transport can reduce congestion and improve air quality, photo: Asian Development Bank via flickr.com, creative commons licence.

Transforming the course of development post-2015


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.

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