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On the occasion of the Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 (APCW), which takes place on 2-6 September in Bangkok, Thailand, the SLoCaT Partnership calls on all countries in Asia and the Pacific… Read more
Asia-Pacific Climate Week Gears Up to Boost Climate Ambition
Seizing the opportunity of the incredible momentum of climate action, and Asia-Pacific countries being at the forefront of innovation to tackle the climate crisis, the upcoming Asia-Pacific Climate… Read more
Realising the Transformative Vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in All Localities
Translating the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from a global-level vision into national and local solutions will be key to its success. These solutions will need to transform economic,… Read more
Why is policy coherence essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda?
The 2030 Agenda states that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are integrated and indivisible, and should balance the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.… Read more
New Approaches to Leadership Skills and Capacity Building in the Context of the 2030 Agenda
In light of the demand for solutions that are nationally-led and nationally-owned and contextualized at the local level, the role of governments at national and sub-national level is key for… Read more
Transforming our World: Advancing Society through Science with a Soul
In September 2015, 193 countries agreed on a new development agenda, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its core. The Agenda strives… Read more
The 2030 Agenda and the emerging bioeconomy: making room for policy coherence at the crossroads
Ecuador has created an innovative policy arrangement aimed at promoting biodiversity at the centre stage of efforts to achieve long-term economic performance that allow moving away from the middle-… Read more
Becoming an impactful, purposeful and agile leader for the 2030 agenda
In a rapidly changing world, theories and perspectives on what it means to be a 'good' leader have evolved. Read Olena Ovchynnikova's article on what she believes are the key leadership skills… Read more
UNCT Leadership Meeting in Bonn
The case for repositioning the UN development system is compelling: the world has changed, the 2030 Agenda demands that we address today’s global challenges in a way that all people on this planet… Read more
The Power of Innovation and Design Thinking in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
The notion of design thinking focuses on the human experience. In essence, design thinking is a human-centred systematic approach to problem-solving. When applied in the context of sustainable… Read more