All articles for the topic: Sustainable Development Goals
Sistemas urbanos de calefacción y refrigeración eficientes – Energía distrital en América del Sur (Webinar) - 01.08.2018La actual situación energética en los países de la América del Sur necesita un cambio radical: aumentar el uso de fuentes de energía renovables y tener un uso más eficiente de la energía, también alineándose con los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible 7, 8 y 13.
Karolina Skog, Minister of Environment, Sweden, outlined an international alliance on chemicals and waste, launched at the HLPF, which aims to mobilize public interest on chemicals and waste beyond 2020. Speakers underscored addressing chemicals a key enabler for achieving SDG 12.
Event: Leadership on Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform for Sustainable Energy Access and Poverty Reduction: HLPF Side Event
Leadership is required to move away from inefficient and harmful fossil fuel subsidies (SDG 12) towards sustainable energy systems with access to energy for all (SDG 7). Fossil fuel subsidies stood at about US$425 billion in 2015.
Organized by Arnold Schwarzeneggerâs non-profit environmental organization R20 Regions of Climate Action, the R20 Austrian World Summit 2018 took place with the aim of helping regions, states and cities implement the SDGs and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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.
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.
The tenth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture convened under the theme, 'Shaping the Future of Livestock - Sustainably, Responsibly, Efficiently'.
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.
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.