SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets

  SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets   In order to inform the deliberations of the tenth session of the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), 31 March – 4 April 2014, stakeholder forum has compiled a number of goals and corresponding targets from stakeholder proposals housed …

ENB Vol. 32 No. 8 – Eighth Session of the Open Working Group of the UN General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals – Summary & Analysis

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations PDF format French version Back to IISD coverage Volume 32 Number 08 – Monday, 10 February 2014 SUMMARY OF THE EIGHTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 3-7 FEBRUARY 2014 The eighth session of the …

Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

  A new geologic epoch, “The Anthropocene,” is characterized by humanity’s growing dominance of Earth’s environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event — the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South …

Sustainable Development Update – 6 May 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

East Africa Forum Commits to WASH Advocacy, Commitment Tracking 2_May_2013: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET), WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) hosted the …