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  • Permalink to: Support for Post-2015

    Support for Post-2015

    The SDSN supports the development of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to address the challenges of economic development, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. These goals will build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and finish the job of ending extreme poverty in all its forms.

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  • Permalink to: National & Regional Networks

    National & Regional Networks

    The SDSN is building a network of universities, research centers, and other knowledge institutions. Members are organized around National or Regional SDSNs to promote Solutions Initiatives, develop educational materials for sustainable development, and contribute to setting the post-2015 agenda for their region.

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  • Permalink to: Thematic Groups

    Thematic Groups

    Thematic Groups are solution oriented rather than research oriented. Their goal is to spur governments, UN agencies, and the public towards practical solutions to the greatest challenges of sustainable development. They highlight priority actions, open questions, and early-stage demonstration projects.

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  • Permalink to: Solution Initiatives

    Solution Initiatives

    Solution Initiatives promote new technologies, business models, institutional mechanisms, policies, and combinations thereof that can dramatically accelerate progress towards sustainable development.

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  • Permalink to: Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is an SDSN initiative with the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) to prepare practical national deep decarbonization pathways to 2050, consistent with the 2°C target. The DDPP is conducted by 15 Country Research Teams composed of leading researchers and research institutions from countries representing 70% of global GHG emissions.

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  • Permalink to: Education for Sustainable Development

    Education for Sustainable Development

    In collaboration with educational institutions from around the world, the SDSN aims to provide mass online and affordable education on sustainable development to university students, high-school students, and sustainable development professionals.

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News
  • 3rd Global Youth Meet (GYM) on Youth, Health and Development

    The 3rd Global Youth Meet (GYM) on Youth, Health and Development will be held during November 16-19, 2014 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. Nearly 300 youth from over 35 countries and various states of India will participate to discuss changing youth health priorities in wake of the global sustainable development agenda.

  • Behind the push for an “urban SDG”

    A new article from Citiscope explains the crucial role of the UrbanSDG campaign in securing Open Working Group Goal 11 on Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements.

  • Pathways to Prosperity Video

    ClimateWorks Australia explains the Deep Decarbonization Pathways project for Australia in this short video: Pathways to Prosperity 2050 from ClimateWorks Australia on Vimeo.

  • Launch of the Great Lakes SDSN

    On July 28, 2014, the SDSN launched the Great Lakes SDSN in Kigali, Rwanda. The University of Rwanda hosts the regional network, which will include members from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, and Rwanda.