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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 13 country teams comprised of 30 national research institutions.

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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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  • A new global partnership for a people-centred and planet-sensitive post-2015 agenda

    Amina J. Mohammed | April 8, 2014 Since their adoption in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history. They have helped in achieving tremendous progress, including halving extreme poverty, improving the lives of 200 million slum dwellers, increasing access to safe drinking water and attaining gender […]

  • Call for Proposals: 2nd Annual International Conference On Sustainable Development Practice

    The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the SDSN, are delighted to issue this call for abstracts from parties interested in participating in the Second International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice (ICSDP)  which will take place on September 17-18, 2014 at Columbia University, New York. Click here for more information.

  • SDSN Members’ Bulletin – April 3, 2014

    Dear Members of the SDSN, Welcome to the third edition of the SDSN Members’ Bulletin, which includes a spotlight on urban sustainability. SDSN Blog: Sustainable Cities Post-2015 This Month’s Spotlight: Urban Sustainability Recent SDSN Updates The importance of urban development The case for an urban SDG What might indicators for an urban SDG look like? […]

  • SDSN Newsletter – March 24, 2014

    Welcome to our March Newsletter! Public consultation on draft SDSN Indicator Report Public online consultation closes on March 28 - Last chance to participate in the public consultation on the draft report Indicators for Sustainable Development Goals. Due to high interest, the consultation has been extended to March 28, 2014. We will issue a revised working […]

  • UN SDSN Side-Event on Indicator Report April 4

    On April 4th, 2014, from 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, the SDSN in collaboration with the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) will host a side event in the Trusteeship Council Chamber of the UN Conference building in New York, USA, to solicit comments on the draft report Indicators for Sustainable Development Goals (click here to download […]