The UN-hosted Millennium Summit (2000) called upon the world to end extreme poverty in all forms. The summit ended with the ratification of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided tangible development objectives to be achieved in developing countries by 2015. The Millennium Development Goals marked a turning point in the fight against poverty, as they […]
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Today the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (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. The Rwandan Minister of Education, Hon. Prof. Silas Lwakabamba, opened the launch event by stressing […]
Welcome to our July Newsletter!
On July 23, 2014, the SDSN Thematic Group on Social Inclusion submitted a letter to the OWG Co-Chairs with six recommendations on gender, inequalities, and social inclusion.
The SDSN is thrilled to welcome the 70 newest members of the SDSN!
The co-chairs of SDSN Thematic Group 10 on the Good Governance of Extractive and Land Resources have recently submitted a letter to the Open Working Group (OWG) co-chairs, calling upon the inclusion of a target on natural resources in the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Prior to the Open Working Group’s 13th and final session, the #urbanSDG campaign submitted a letter to the OWG co-chairs with proposed adjustments to its goal on sustainable cities.