New York City, September 18 – The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is pleased to announce a collaboration with the nongovernmental organization Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) to promote global energy interconnection (GEI), a unified electricity network with worldwide reach. Through this partnership, GEIDCO and SDSN will combine efforts to meet global […]
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Accounting for six percent of the global population and 22 percent of global economic output, the European Union is a global player whose actions are decisive for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) both within Europe and globally. Some of Europe’s most pressing socio-economic priorities and challenges including rising inequalities, youth unemployment, and […]
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 and promote […]
By Dr. Linda Veldhuizen, Manager, SDSN Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems On 30-31 August, Wageningen University and Research, host of SDSN Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, took centre stage for SDG 2, convening the conference Zero Hunger: Partnerships for Impact. Missed it? Here are 5 take-aways to bring you up to speed. More information on conference […]
The 2018 Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) will bring together leaders from state and local governments and businesses from around the world. In an official GCAS affiliate side event, the Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC) is hosting its first installment of the year entitled, The Land-Energy Nexus in Climate Change Mitigation. The event will feature a poster session and […]
The SDG Academy, an initiative of the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, joins the premier nonprofit online education platform edX to bring cutting-edge courses on sustainable development to millions of new learners globally.
The third edition of the SDG Index and Dashboards Report was launched at the High-Level Political Forum on July 17th. Co-produced annually by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) the report provides global insights on how countries perform on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Overall, the 2018 SDG Index and […]
As world leaders come together for the opening of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), SDSN is thrilled to be hosting or supporting the following side events during UNGA. For even more up-to-date information on these events, please see our calendar. We hope you’ll join us! This schedule is subject to change. Friday, September 21 […]
SDSN is seeking a dynamic and talented professional to serve as a Payroll Specialist / Accounting Associate who will manage the payroll process for the NY office at SDSN and provide additional support to the Accounting team.
SDSN’s Thematic Network on Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems is organizing a carbon-free, e-conference on responding to the fall armyworm (FAW) outbreak in Africa. Two years after FAW arrived in Africa, we would like to take stock of what we have learned so far and where we are going next. The event will explore questions such as: What are effective strategies in reaching farmers across the continent? How effective have responses to FAW been? What are the long-term consequences of these responses? What innovative ideas might work better in the short- and long-term?
The first UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) was held in July 2013 and reoccurs every year under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and every four years under the General Assembly. It is the official platform for monitoring progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Each meeting aims to: Provide […]