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SDSN Hosts UN Secretary General’s SDG Advocates Retreat

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Pictured above are the Special Representatives of the SDG Advocates at a meeting at Columbia University on 23rd April. On Friday April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd, SDSN hosted a gathering of some of the UN Secretary’s SDG Advocates and their special advisers at Columbia University. Amongst the party were the actor Forest Whitaker (also UN […]

SDSN Great Lakes Holds Regional Conference on SDGs and Announces New Solutions Initiative

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On April 26, 2016, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Great Lakes (SDSN GL) held a conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on “Regional Solutions to Achieve the SDGs.” The network Chair, Prof. Murty S. Kopparthi, opened with a presentation of SDSN GL’s first call for proposals for Solutions Initiatives (SIs), launched at the July 2015 conference (see […]

The Road from Paris to Marrakesh: What Happens Next?

By Elena Crete On April 22nd, Earth Day, world leaders and government representatives convened in New York for the high level Signing Ceremony of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The ceremony marks the first step toward implementation and is a strong signal of the momentum that this landmark agreement is gaining around the globe. During the […]

The SDG’s and their Indicators – Forum held in Madrid

On April 20, a forum on indicators for sustainable development was held within the cycle of Forums on Sustainability and Social Progress organized by the Association for Sustainability and Social Progress (ASYPS) and the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome, in collaboration with the Social Work of La Caixa and CaixaForum. The focus was […]

Plastic Busters Project – Moving Forward in Siena

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On April 14 and 15 the University of Siena, Italy, hosted a meeting of the 15-member Plastic Busters Project consortium to evaluate past success and plan future work. Project highlights to date include receiving financial support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), the unanimous endorsement of the initiative by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), […]

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  • The SDG’s and their Indicators – Forum held in Madrid

    On April 20, a forum on indicators for sustainable development was held within the cycle of Forums on Sustainability and Social Progress organized by the Association for Sustainability and Social Progress (ASYPS) and the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome, in collaboration with the Social Work of La Caixa and CaixaForum. The focus was […]

  • Plastic Busters Project – Moving Forward in Siena

    On April 14 and 15 the University of Siena, Italy, hosted a meeting of the 15-member Plastic Busters Project consortium to evaluate past success and plan future work. Project highlights to date include receiving financial support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), the unanimous endorsement of the initiative by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), […]

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