Sustainable Development Goals

TICAD VI Side Event: “Strengthening the role of African RCEs to deliver the SDGs through ESD”

Date and time: 26 August, 2016, Friday 10:00-12:00

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Venue: Kenyatta University Conference Centre

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Kenya

RCE Minna promotes SDGs during Nigeria's Children's Day

Each year, Nigeria celebrates Children’s Day on the 27th of May. RCE Minna used the occasion to raise awareness amongst children on the 17 SDGs especially on Goal 3 and 4 (Good Health and Quality Education).

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Nigeria

Advocacy Toolkit for SDG 16 on "Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and Accountable Institutions"

This advocacy toolkit for SDG 16 on "Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and Accountable Institutions" provides civil society and other nongovernmental stakeholders with guidance on how to engage with their governments and other local, regional or international stakeholders.

The Goal 16 Advocacy Toolkit includes guidance, tools and tips on:

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ESD experts discuss education and SDGs

 

This report is a summary of delegate reports with kind contributions by Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana (UNU-IAS), Ikuno Suzuki (UNU-IAS), Kim Smith (RCE Greater Portland) and Jim Taylor.(WESSA).

Over 750 participants from 22 countries shared their thoughts on the role of education in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at the international conference ‘Education as a Driver for Sustainable Development Goals’, which began at CEE, on 11th January, 2016. 

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India

OECD Report 2015: Ten success factors for effective post-2015 partnerships

The Development Co-operation Report 2015: Making Partnerships Effective Coalitions for Action is based on analysis and experience, it draws out ten success factors that will enable us to ensure, as we go forward, that partnerships function to their maximum potential and that they are fit-for-purpose in addressing the imposing challenges of the post-2015 world. Among these success factors, strong leadership, country ownership, right-sizing partnerships to the challenge at hand and a focus on results are key.

Report on the 8th ASEAN+3 Leadership Programme on SCP and SWITCH-Asia Workshop

8th ASEAN+3 Leadership Programme on Sustainable Production and Consumption (SCP) and SWITCH-Asia Workshop on “ASEAN and SCP Governance in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

by Hanna Stahlberg

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Malaysia
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RCE Graz-Styria and RCE Vienna participate in the UNESCO workshop on "Sustainability Science in Central and Eastern Europe"

40 scientists and representatives of ministries and other relevant organisations from the CEE countries (Central and Eastern Europe) Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, as well as Germany and Austria discussed the issue of sustainability science from 11-12 September 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.

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UNU Blog: SDG 13: ​Combating Climate Change — an Old Hat?

By Philip Vaughter, UNU-IAS, ESD

This article is part of UNU’s “17 Days, 17 Goals” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City.

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