An Evening on SDG Implementation in Sweden

Two and a half years into the adoption of the Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the focus clearly has shifted from theorization to implementation in Sweden. Ranking first on SDSN’s SDG Index, the country has demonstrated its determination to tackle the challenges relating to SDG achievement, and at the current state is roughly 15 percent […]

Scoping Long-Term Pathways for Sustainable Land Use in Ethiopia

In late 2017, SDSN and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) launched the Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land Use and Energy (FABLE) Pathways Consortium to bring together leading research institutions which form more than 20 country and regional teams. Members of the consortium collaborate to develop integrated long-term pathways towards sustainable land-use and food systems consistent […]

Waterloo University launches SDSN Canada

The SDSN now boasts 25 national and regional networks worldwide! SDSN Canada, officially launched Monday, May 7, 2018, has joined 24 other SDSN networks working to mobilize global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. As part […]

Solutions Initiative Forum (SIF) 2018

On 14 May, the SDSN Northern Europe hosted a Solutions Initiative Forum (SIF) at Sida in Stockholm. The overall theme of the event was integration and linkages between the SDGs and the lives of immigrants and refugees now living in Scandinavia. A morning panel looked at the ways climate change and migration impact each other. […]

SDSN Newsletter — April 2018

Welcome to SDSN’s March 2018 Newsletter! Public Consultation on 2018 SDG Index and Dashboard Report Launched  On 30 April Bertelsmann Stiftung and SDSN published draft findings of the 2018 report for public review and consultation. The report rates country performance on the SDGs. We are seeking comments through to 11 May for inclusion in the report, which […]

Open position: Associate, FABLE Consortium

ABOUT SDSN The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. We aim to accelerate joint learning […]

FABLE’s South American collaboration towards shared regional and global objectives

The Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land Use and Energy (FABLE) Pathways Consortium was launched in 2017 by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). It currently comprises close to 20 country and regional teams composed of leading research institutions. Consortium members collaborate to develop integrated long-term pathways towards sustainable […]

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  • Learning to Localize: LDA-SI Micro-Grant Selections Announced

    “How can we localize the SDGs?”  Two and a half years into the SDG project, cities and local government actors are still trying to answer this question.  What we have learned (from projects like SDSN’s Sustainable Cities Initiative) is that data plays an in integral role in defining and guiding localization strategies.  In setting these […]

  • Public Consultation on 2018 SDG Index and Dashboard Report Launched

    The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the SDSN are pleased to invite you to a public consultation of data used for the upcoming third edition of the SDG Index and Dashboards report, which will be published around July 2. This year’s report will focus on national implementation of the SDGs. Last year’s edition of this unofficial report […]

  • 2018 Happiness Festival: A Collaborative Celebration For A Happier Indonesia

    2018 Happiness Festival: A Collaborative Celebration For A Happier Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia 28, March 2018 – Achieving balance between people, nature, and spiritual wellbeing is one way to achieve universal happiness. This philosophy makes up the core of the SDG Pyramid developed by the SDSN Southeast Asia Network and was the fundamental motivation behind the […]

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