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The World We Want: A Conversation with Amina J. Mohammed on the Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals

This post first appeared in TriplePundit This weekend world leaders met at the United Nations in New York City to define a sustainable development agenda through 2030, a process built on the successes, failures and lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) launched in 2000 and expiring at the end of this year. The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) serve as a global framework …

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Sustainable Development Goals to Follow Millennium Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals follow in the footsteps of the Millennium Development Goals

Under the auspices of the UN, a new global sustainability initiative is taking shape. With the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) having wrapped up its work on September 20th and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set to expire in 2015, political leaders and policy makers are crafting a new development framework based on sustainability. Millennium Development Goals In 2000, world leaders set out …

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FAO Urges Negotiators to Include Agriculture in Post-Kyoto Climate Pact

The UN FAO is urging climate negotiators to incorporate agriculture into the post-Kyoto climate pact currently being negotiated, an effort that if successful could address the interlinked challenges of climate change mitigation adaptation, food security, poverty alleviation and environmental degradation in an integrated manner.

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