Open Position: Finance & Administration Manager, FABLE Consortium

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the Secretary-General of the United Nations to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.  It is directed by Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, SDG Advocate, and has offices in New York, Paris, […]

Caribbean Solutions Forum

Graphic that reads "Call for submissions, Caribbean solutions forum" with coral reef photo

The SDSN Caribbean has posted a call for solutions from regional stakeholders. Selected solutions will be presented in an online forum in the summer of 2019 and in a Caribbean Solutions Report. In addition, the best solution will present their project at the Global Solutions Forum in New York, USA, on September 25, 2019. 

Fixing a broken food system

In a comment in Nature, researchers lay out a solution for climate change and food security that draws on an integrated view of agriculture, biodiversity, trade, and nutrition. The current food production system fails to meet the needs of current population, while causing major impacts to the environment.  Taking an integrated view of these problems […]

SDSN Newsletter — April 2019

Welcome to SDSN’s April 2019 Newsletter! 2019 SDSN Awards of Excellence  SDSN and the SDG Academy have opened the call for submissions for the 2019 SDSN Awards of Excellence. Institutions from the SDSN academic community can submit their MOOCs on sustainable development until 15 June 2019. The first placed institution will be invited to host its course on the […]

Crowd-Sourcing Campaign of Biodiversity Launched

In the context of the Nature Map project, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), in collaboration with SDSN and the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), has launched two citizen-science campaigns. Human Impact on Forests Campaign The Geo-Wiki team at IIASA is pleased to announce their new citizen science Human Impact on Forests Campaign that launched on April […]

SDSN Built Environment Dialogue Summary and Next Steps

Background In the wake of the recent Notre Dame fire in Paris, France, there was an outpouring of public grief. A sadness, reflected in news articles and social media posts, demonstrated the depth of connection and emotional resonance that people around the world have with the built environment. On April 17, 2019, just a few […]

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  • 2019 SDG Happiness Festival

    Jakarta, 27-28 April, 2019. For the second year in a row, the SDG Happiness Festival was hosted in Jakarta with support from the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), SDSN Southeast Asia, Project Semesta, and United in Diversity (UID). The festival is inspired by the SDG Pyramid to Happiness, an initiative led by the UID which frames the 17 […]

  • Public Consultation on 2019 Sustainable Development Report Launched

    The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the SDSN are pleased to invite you to a public consultation of data used for the upcoming 2019 Sustainable Development Report (previously SDG Index and Dashboards Report), which will be published around June, 19th. Last year’s edition of this unofficial report is available at Please find the data for the upcoming […]

  • MOOCs for Sustainable Development: SDSN and SDG Academy announce 2019 Awards of Excellence

    Background In 2015, the 193 Member States of the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious and universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that people everywhere enjoy peace and prosperity. The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), which operates under the auspices of the UN […]

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