All articles for the topic: Sustainable Development Goals

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Energy News: Events for SDG 7 Implementation, Countries Advance with Renewable Energy and Storage

The IEA held a workshop on Enhancing the Impact of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Policies and launched an online resource to centralize its data and scenario projects relating to SDG 7.

ASEAN, ESCAP Propose 7 Initiatives to Achieve SDGs in the Region

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the Government of Thailand, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations launched a joint report highlighting complementarities between the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the 2030 Agenda, both of which were adopted in 2015.

Agricultural Ministers Call for Action on Sustainable Livestock Production for SDG Implementation

The tenth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture convened under the theme, 'Shaping the Future of Livestock - Sustainably, Responsibly, Efficiently'.

Business-UN Collaborations Aim to Advance SDGs

The UN Global Compact and the Global Compact Local Network in Ecuador convened a high-level event on the potential of multi-sectoral collaboration to achieve the SDGs.

On World Toilet Day, UN Highlights Human Rights Challenge for SDG Target 6.2

The UN, governments and civil society observed World Toilet Day 2017, focused on the theme, ‘Toilets and Wastewater,’ highlighting the need for safe treatment and disposal of fecal waste.

Subnational Actors Localize SDGs, Highlight Role of Culture and Transport in Achieving SDG 11

The Norwegian municipality New Asker has adopted the SDGs as a framework for developing its municipal master plan. Sixty-four cities have joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network, which aims to foster innovation and creativity as drivers for sustainable and inclusive urban development.

Clean Energy for All Europeans Package: Does the Commission Modelling Assign the Right Role to Energy Efficiency and to Renewables? (Webinar) - 19.10.2017

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The Clean Energy for all Europeans package is the first opportunity for Europe to align its domestic energy and climate targets with the ratified Paris Climate Agreement and the ratified Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Energy Efficient Data Centres: the Engine to a Sustainable Digital Economy

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While digital is driving the industry growth, it is also feeding environmentally damaging consumption. Data centers as the engine of the digital economy are the fastest growing hidden monsters.

Energy News: Partnerships and Tools on Clean Energy Aim to Contribute to Multiple SDGs

Gold Standard has launched a label to ensure that renewable electricity purchases support multiple SDGs. UN Environment has partnered with China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group to boost district energy services.

UNFCCC TEC Convenes Ahead of Bonn Climate Talks, UN Partners Build Capacity on Climate Change and Agriculture, SDGs

The TEC, the policy arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, convened for its 15th meeting in Bonn, Germany, from 12-15 September 2017.

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