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  • Permalink to: Support for Agenda 2030

    Support for Agenda 2030

    SDSN supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in September 2015. The 17 goals address the challenges of economic development, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance.

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  • Permalink to: National & Regional Networks

    National & Regional Networks

    SDSN is building a global network of universities, research centers, and other knowledge institutions. Members are organized around National or Regional SDSNs to support the implementation of Agenda 2030, promote Solution Initiatives, and strengthen education for sustainable development.

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  • Permalink to: Financing for Sustainable Development

    Financing for Sustainable Development

    SDSN is working with leading organizations, government agencies, international institutions and businesses around the world to support the financing of the Agenda 2030, including the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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  • Permalink to: Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events

    SDSN hosts events globally, convening leaders across academia, government, business, and civil society to advance solutions for sustainable development and to achieve the SDGs. These events provide a forum for collaborative efforts in addressing sustainable development challenges.

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  • Permalink to: Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is an SDSN Solution Initiative co-founded with the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) to prepare national low-emission development pathways to 2050, consistent with limiting the rise in global temperatures to well below 2°C, as called-for in the recently adopted Paris Agreement. The DDPP is conducted by more than 16 Country Research Teams composed of leading researchers and research institutions from countries representing more than 70% of global greenhouse 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 quality online courses from the world’s leading experts on sustainable development, for both students and professionals.

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  • Permalink to: Thematic Networks

    Thematic Networks

    SDSN organizes solution-oriented Thematic Networks to address some of the most pressing questions relating to the implementation of the Agenda 2030. The Networks highlight priority actions, open questions, and early-stage demonstration projects. They are open to experts around the world.

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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 accelerate progress towards sustainable development.

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  • SDG Priorities for the Caribbean Region Discussed

    On July 21, 2016, the Caribbean SDSN and it’s host institution, the University of the West Indies (UWI), held a high-level, multi-stakeholder forum to discuss this question, with a focus on energy security in the region (SDGs 7 & 13).

  • Live streaming from the Caribbean SDSN!

    On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, we will live stream the High Level Forum on Leveraging the SDGs for an Energy Secure Caribbean from the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.

  • HLPF Side Event on How to achieve SDG2

    The SDSN is co-hosting a side event at the High Level Political Forum: How to achieve SDG2? Two initiatives to support the development of national transformation pathways 12 July 2016, 1:15-2:30 pm, Conference room 8, UN Conference Building, New-York For information and registration please write to   In spite of global consensus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, further work […]

  • Localizing the SDGs in Indonesia

    BAPPENAS (National Planning Agency of Republic of Indonesia), UID (United in Diversity) and SDSN Indonesia, hosted a conference “Collaboration and Action to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia” on Monday, May 16th, 2016. The aim of the conference was to enhance mutual understanding of stakeholders on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Around 300 participants attended the […]

  • 2 Days of #EU4SDGs Answering “How to Make SDGs Europe’s Business?”

    On May 30th and May 31st, along with our partners the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the SDG Charter, and the European Economic and Social Committee, we co-organized a 2 day-long conference on the EU’s role in achieving the SDGs. In particular we went in search for the “How?” by including everyone in the conversation: government, business and civil society.