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Network and forums connecting people, organization, resources, and best practices for sustainable development
SDG Community of Practice

Join the SDG Help Desk's dynamic discussion forum! Our mission is simple: we want to bring together all sustainable development practitioners and learners to a dedicated and dynamic discussion forum on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Here is what you should expect: Experiencing content and conversations around the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals; Connecting with people who share your interests, who work in your area or care about the same topics; Sharing and exchanging stories, experiences, and ideas around our shared mission; Finding inspiration, thought-provoking conversations, and expert perspective each and every day.

 

use (urban sustainability exchange)

use (urban sustainability exchange) is a knowledge exchange platform dedicated to sustainable city making. use connects citymakers and encourages the exchange of ideas and experiences to effect positive sustainable change.

Solevaka Community Space

Solevaka is an online knowledge and engagement platform designed for development professionals to work together as a community. Their ambition is to accelerate the attainment of the 17 SDGs and Agenda 2030 in line with the Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable Development and the SAMOA Pathway.

South-South Galaxy

South-South Galaxy, a global knowledge sharing and partnership brokering platform, supported by UNOSSC, UN agencies and development partners, serves as a consolidated South-South solutions platform for Southern partners the UN system and acts as a one-stop-shop for all partners to utilize.

South-South Galaxy connects and links all of the existing South-South knowledge sharing platforms, making it easier for Southern partners to access, navigate and use. It will enable users to access a broad range of knowledge, solutions, research, partners and capacity building initiatives.

https://spaces.oneplanetnetwork.org/

The One Planet network has formed to implement the commitment of the 10YFP. It is a multi-stakeholder partnership for sustainable development, generating collective impact through its six programmes: Public Procurement, Buildings and Construction, Tourism, Food Systems, Consumer Information, and Lifestyles and Education. This is a place for cooperation, collaboration and harmonizing efforts to deliver real change. 

weADAPT

weADAPT is an online ‘open space’ on climate adaptation issues (including the synergies between adaptation and mitigation) which allows practitioners, researchers and policy makers to access credible, high quality information and to share experiences and lessons learnt with the weADAPT community. It is designed to facilitate learning, exchange, collaboration and knowledge integration to build a professional community of research and practice on adaptation issues while developing policy-relevant tools and guidance for adaptation planning and decision-making.

Asia-Pacific Interagency Network On Youth

In the spirit of UN coherence and cooperation, the United Nations Interagency Network on Youth (hereinafter the “APINY”), aims to increase the effectiveness of UN work in youth development by strengthening collaboration and peer-exchange among relevant UN entities, civil society organizations and youth, while respecting and harnessing the benefits of their individual strengths and unique approaches and mandates. 

Agriculture-Nutrition Community of Practice

The Agriculture-Nutrition Community of Practice (Ag2Nut CoP) is a global network of professionals working on issues pertaining to the intersection of agriculture and nutrition. The group is informal, and facilitates the sharing of information as well as networking among participants. The need for this community arose in June 2010 when several people discovered that they were writing policy briefs for their respective institutions on how to link agriculture and nutrition. The community emerged to facilitate communication and discussion, so that members could communicate with a common set of responses to the degree possible and appropriate, to the broader development community.

The UNSCN has offered to provide a space on the UNSCN website for interested individuals to come together and join the Nutrition-Agriculture CoP.

Nutrition and Climate Change egroup

The Nutrition and Climate change eGroup is an ad hoc online discussion forum, created with the aim of bringing a nutrition lens into climate change issues and increasing the participation of interested sectors to discuss how this can be achieved and what the priorities are. This eGroup also identifies opportunities for the nutrition agenda and weaknesses that hinder the participation of nutrition in such debates. It also aims to influence the agendas of the research community and the traditional nutrition donors.

The UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is a willing advocacy partner to strengthen the participation of nutrition on on-going and future climate change discussions.