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Media Roundup on 2017 World Happiness Report

The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released this week at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. The report, the fifth one to come out since 2012, continues to gain global recognition as governments, organizations and civil society increasingly use happiness indicators to inform […]

How Baltimore is using the Sustainable Development Goals to make a more just city

Source: Citiscope BALTIMORE, United States — In April 2015, this aging industrial city an hour north of Washington, D. C., suddenly rose to the top of national newscasts. A young black man named Freddie Gray had died after suffering injuries to his spine while in police custody for a minor offence, and the city had begun […]

Get signed up for the”Green Infrastructures for More Liveable Cities” Conference

Green city Italia and IEFE Bocconi (Centre for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Green Budget Europe and Urbanit, are thrilled to announce the hosting of the Conference “Green Infrastructures for More Liveable Cities: Assessing urban ecosystem services to promote nature-based solutions” on 7th […]

Fifth World Happiness Report 2017 Ranks Happiest Countries

The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released today at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. The report, the fifth one to come out since 2012, continues to gain global recognition as governments, organizations and civil society increasingly use happiness indicators to inform their policy-making decisions. In addition to the rankings, this year’s report includes an analysis of happiness in the workplace and a deeper look at China and Africa.

The Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development

The Global Festival of Ideas, hosted by the UN SDG Action Campaign and supported by the German Government, took place on March 1-3 in Bonn. It was an innovative conference designed to stimulate new ideas on how to implement the 2030 Agenda. Gathering world-renowned experts and practitioners engaged in the SDGs, the conference triggered creative thinking […]

Get ready for ICSD 2017!

The SDSN and the Global Association of MDP Programs are thrilled to hold the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 18 & 19 September, 2017, in New York. The call for abstracts has also been posted, with a deadline of 1 May, 2017.

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  • Fifth World Happiness Report 2017 Ranks Happiest Countries

    The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released today at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. The report, the fifth one to come out since 2012, continues to gain global recognition as governments, organizations and civil society increasingly use happiness indicators to inform their policy-making decisions. In addition to the rankings, this year’s report includes an analysis of happiness in the workplace and a deeper look at China and Africa.

  • The Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development

    The Global Festival of Ideas, hosted by the UN SDG Action Campaign and supported by the German Government, took place on March 1-3 in Bonn. It was an innovative conference designed to stimulate new ideas on how to implement the 2030 Agenda. Gathering world-renowned experts and practitioners engaged in the SDGs, the conference triggered creative thinking […]

  • Get ready for ICSD 2017!

    The SDSN and the Global Association of MDP Programs are thrilled to hold the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 18 & 19 September, 2017, in New York. The call for abstracts has also been posted, with a deadline of 1 May, 2017.

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