Health in United Nations: Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Declaration, sets out an historic commitment to eradicate extreme poverty and improve the health of the world’s poorest people by 2015. The Declaration and the resulting internationally agreed targets for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) place health squarely at the centre of the international development agenda and champion it as a key driver […]

Sustainable Development Goals

One of the main outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference was the agreement by member States to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post 2015 development agenda (click here for information on different work streams). It was decided […]

UNESCO Makes Case for Investing in Education at 3rd Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, will take part in the Third Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where world leaders will seek to raise funds for achieving the sustainable development goals that will be adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in September. In Addis Ababa, the Director-General will promote […]

Letters from the Future for the Generation of 2015: Water and Sustainable Development

 Learning the secrets of water. Diving in Nusa Lembongan (Indonesia)… with MANTAS!! Versión castellano Today, March 22 of the year 2093, we the people of the Earth Confederation celebrate the first century of World Water Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 22, 1992. We believe we have discovered the way to […]

Environmental Governance and Sustainable Development: An Interview with Georgios Kostakos

About Fen Wang Founder and President at GEC; UNEP Reform Project Leader at Tema at Linkoping University; SCO Project Leader at Vermont University; My mission is to contribute myself in global environmental and sustainable development governance and act to accelerate transitioning the society to green economy with sustainable development, and to join together with world […]

From Rio+20 to the New Development Agenda: An Interview with Felix Dodds

About Maria Bolevich Maria Bolevich is a specialist of environmental protection and a journalist. She likes books, languages, journalism, green lifestyle. She lives in Croatia. Her favorite quote is ” Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm” . Maria Bolevich: I have the honor to present you our interview with Felix Dodds, a fellow at […]

The UN World Water Development Report 2015, Water for a Sustainable World

The 2015 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR 2015), titled Water for a Sustainable World, will be launched at the official celebration of the World Water Day. The WWDR 2015 demonstrates how water resources and services are essential to achieving global sustainability. Taking account of economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, […]

Involving Youth in the Sustainable Development Goals: the ECOSOC Youth Forum

  From the 2nd to the 3rd of February, the ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) Youth Forum brought together UN Member States, UN agencies, youth delegates, representatives of youth organisations and other young people in the UN Headquarters in New York City. The sessions focused on youth engagement in the transition from MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) to SDGs […]

Global Citizenship Education: An Emerging Perspective for the Sustainable Development

versión castellano The twenty first century will not be easy for humanity. Speaking of sustainable development represents a radical humanist discourse and ethical worldview that conceives environmental question as an emergent element of The Limits to Growth that the Club of Rome would advocate in pioneer form since 1972. Speaking of sustainable development implies, indeed, […]

Collaborative Proposal Development Towards Sustainable Communities

James Furze University of the West of England, Faculty of Environment and Technology James.Furze@uwe.ac.uk . Quanmin Zhu Professor at University of the West of England, Faculty of Environment and Technology Quan.Zhu@uwe.ac.uk  . Feng Qiao ShenyangJianzhu University, Faculty of Information and Control Engineering fengqiao@sjzu.edu.cn . Abstract: Sustainable communities require consideration from different perspectives. Maintaining a sustainable community using […]

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