All articles for the topic: Sustainable Development Goals
The UN, governments and civil society observed World Toilet Day 2017, focused on the theme, âToilets and Wastewater,â highlighting the need for safe treatment and disposal of fecal waste.
The Norwegian municipality New Asker has adopted the SDGs as a framework for developing its municipal master plan. Sixty-four cities have joined UNESCOâs 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) - 19.10.2017The 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).
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.
The UNECE has reviewed Tajikistanâs environmental performance. The review identifies deforestation, contamination of food and water, and air pollution from road transport as the country's most pressing environmental challenges.
Malaysia has released a publication highlighting best practices and initiatives that contribute to achieving the SDGs. Malaysia presented its VNR during the 2017 session of the HLPF.
Colombia and Finland presented their progress on SDG implementation since their 2016 Voluntary National Reviews, highlighting approaches they have taken to maintain the momentum for the SDGs.
UNGA Peter Thomson gave a briefing to the Group of the 77 and China on his aim to drive meaningful implementation of all 17 SDGs. Thomson also outlined his plans for the rest of UNGA 71, highlighting preparations for the UN Ocean Conference and a series of high-level 'Action Events'.