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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 7th World Urban Forum Medellín Declaration – The outcome declaration from the Recent World Urban Forum conference in Medellin, Colombia as presented by UN Habitat. Exploring the Gender Dimension of Climate Finance Mechanisms – New briefing by the … Continue reading

Forests: time to reclaim the ‘wastelands’?

Written by Peter Holmgren in The Guardian: “Earlier this month, the UN open working group on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) proposed a framework to replace themillennium development goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015. The SDGs are meant to guide global action on health, poverty, hunger, climate and other development challenges. The key component of the SDGs, as … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Workshop: Embedding the environment in the Post-2015 Agenda The workshop which involved civil society and think tank representatives from around the world was held in Berlin on 27-28th of January. Jointly organised by Adelphi, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik … Continue reading

Why is Sustainable Management of Oceans, Forests and Biodiversity a Population Issue?

Written by Deepa Pullanikkatil on the Population Action blog: “‘We need to protect our oceans as if our lives depend on it, because they do.’ That was the message brought by Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic to last week’s Eighth Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) at the United Nations, where … Continue reading

Summary of OWG 8

The eighth session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from the 3rd to 7th of February 2014, at UN HQ in New York. It was the final “stocktaking” session. The meeting addressed the following issues: oceans and seas, forests, and biodiversity; promoting equality, including social equity, gender … Continue reading

Nine suggested SDG indicators for forestry and landscapes

Written by Peter Holmgren, on the Centre for International Forestry Research blog: “My previous blog post provided some context to how forests may fit into the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework. The timing of this discussion is important, as the UN Open Working Group on SDGs will discuss forests in its final meeting on 3-7 February 2014. Following this … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 8th Session of the OWG The 8th Session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) started yesterday on Monday 3rd of February. It will last until the 7th, and will be the final “stock-taking” meeting of … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Summary of OWG 7 The seventh session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is underway – having started on the 6th of January 2014, it finishes today. OWG 7 covers: Sustainable cities and human settlements, sustainable … Continue reading

Sustaining the Future

By Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for Environment, writing on the Broker Online: “Recent decades have seen great strides in two closely related challenges: the battle against poverty around the globe, and efforts to protect our planet. The role of the European Union has been significant: as the world’s biggest development donor, we have helped enrol … Continue reading

Making Sustainability the Next Metric: the Post-2015 Development Agenda – The South Asian Consultation

An event entitled ‘Making Sustainability the Next Metric: the Post-2015 Development Agenda: The South Asian Consultation’ is being held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the 6-7th of November 2013. The Centre for Poverty Analysis, alongside the Centre for Policy Dialogue (Bangladesh), Sustainable Development Policy Institute (Pakistan) and Practical Action (Sri Lanka) have come together to … Continue reading

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