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Sustainable Development

Sustainable development (SD) is a pattern of economic growth in which resource use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come (sometimes taught as ELF-Environment, Local people, Future).

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Dialogue bet civil society / govt is an important process for democracy and sustainable development
Making remarks at the First Preparatory Committee for the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I…
Report highlights important role of and projects for development in SIDS
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Sustainable calls for massive education. have a plan:
The IMF has pledged continued partnership with SIDS in pursuit of sustainable economic development
International Literacy Day.September 8 i.e Monday Going to be held at Ambhedkar bhavan So procession takes place from pavilion ground to Ambedkar bhavan and there meeting for 1 hour .so interested students can participate in procession and make it successful and bus facility is also available. " Literacy is a key lever of change and a practical tool of empowerment on each of the three main pillars of sustainable development: economic development, social development and environmental protection".
Why are indigenous people left out of the Sustainable Development Goals?
CARICOM has made the case for sustainable development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) at the UN organised conference
For those who missed: UN forms an independent expert advisory group on data revolution for sustainable development
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SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Work in Nigeria, Jamaica or Canada on issues of food security, social justice,...
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Essential to sustainable development
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4) Sustainable Development, like Communism or is a doctrine or philosophy of governance complete with its own agenda,
What do the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals mean for South Asia? outlines the opportunities.
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The Fiji delegation at - united towards the goal of sustainable development.
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yesterday President addressed the nation at opening of judicial year: Rule of law is foundation of sustainable development..
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build...
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development: Irina Bokova...
Education for Sustainable Development showing our leaders what needs to be done.
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I really dont think i can take any more 'sustainable development's and 'solutions'. Im off to Mars
is celebrated worldwide on 8 September . Theme of is "Literacy & Sustainable Development".c:
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Education is viewed as the No1 guarantor or income wealth status security & health so how does every child get one?
conference generates $1.9B in 297 sustainable development partnerships.
2nd August - Rafting on the Nile with Foundation for Sustainable Development — at Nile River Explorers, Jinja, Uganda
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International Call for best sustainable development practices on food security. . Deadline: 15 Sep
Sustainable development is going through confrontations between competing discourses of different subjective interpretations.
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Sustainable development challenges faced by SIDS have been equally challenging for the LDCs and countries like Nepal
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Minister for Sustainable Development represents Caribbean at high-level panel discussion .
Edge MD Darragh Cullen presenting the Leadership in Sustainable Development award at last night's awards ceremony
"The World’s water system must be stolen by the United Nations (World Government front) under United Nations Proposition 21 of course tied in with the United Nations Agenda 21 which is hidden under multiple names such as Sustainable Development, Comprehensive Planning and Smart Growth. Clearly just hoodwink veil titles for planned genocide of the majority of the World’s populace for the Club of Rome fronted by the Peccei family and run by Emperor Juan Carlos a known honorary member of the Club as is Mikhail Gorbachev the current anarchy creator in Russia with Madeline Albright, Hillary Clinton and John McCain attempting to destroy Orthodox Russia and the great Vladimir Putin. Lets not forget the power over the region that the Pontificium Collegium Russicum holds for the Jesuit Curia Generalizia." - Unhived Mind - Kreg shared The Outlawz's photo.
A new infographic from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development on how forests can meet the increasing…
At 10K I will say, I work on 4 fields in Sustainable Development: the Environment, Health, Fairtrade, Human Rights.
Now the leaders have signed the protocol on Environmental Management for Sustainable Development
New book examines the implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programs in schools across Europe
Dev Studies is not for me this semester. Sustainable Development has never been exciting hey. Just want to walk outta class now . . .
Well done Great to see you in the Sustainable Development lessons from Madagascar
TRANSFORM KENYA AWARDS IN AGRICULTURE--THOMAS OWINY I humbly appreciate the recognition of my effort in transforming lives of community members and Kenyans. This is a call on how the world can feed itself, ensure that there is food security, accessibility to clean water, conservation of environment, eco-tourism, Green Economy, Sustainable Development, Job creation, Poverty eradication etc. This is achievable through implementation of Millennium Development Goals, The Kenya Vision 2030 among other policies. “We cannot talk about Human Dignity without ability to feed ourselves---” THERE IS NO HUMAN DIGNITY IN POVERTY--
Fulbright Core Scholar application is in!. Gender and Sustainable Development in Bolivia. A comparative study of...
The head of the Sustainable Development of Croatia (ORaH) party, Mirela Holy, and member of the European Parli...
Top 8 things PM Narendra Modi said at BRICS summit 1. Terming the agreement towards setting up BRICS's New Development Bank a significant step, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said an open international trading regime is critical for global economic growth. In his statement on the agenda "Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth" at the sixth BRICS summit, he said the global economic environment remains uncertain and recovery was still fragile despite improved prospects. 2. Modi said that in an environment of political conflict and persisting weakness in major economies, countries have to be watchful for signs of a new bout of financial turmoil. "Developments in Iraq and the wider region could affect this. I am also concerned that tight monetary policies in some countries could undercut investment and growth in ours," he said. 3. The PM added his government would invest heavily in infrastructure, affordable housing, healthcare, education and clean energy, while emphasizing sustainability has been a core ...
Had a lovely chat with Director General Irina Bokova about Education for Sustainable Development and
This is to formally announce holding of the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Life Science for Sustainable Development at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore from October9-11, 2014. This event is being jointly organized with ECO Science Foundation and supported by European Union (EU). Details will be available at www.fccollege.edu.pk/etls2014
David Beckwith shared The Blue Street Journal's photo. Jeffrey David Sachs (/ˈsæks/; born November 5, 1954) is an American economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. One of the youngest tenured economics professors in the history of Harvard University (at age 28), Sachs became known for his role as an adviser to Eastern European and developing country governments during the transition from communism to a market system or during periods of economic crisis. Subsequently he has been known for his work on the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization. Sachs is the Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia's School of Public Health. He is Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on the Millennium Development Goals, having held the same position under former UN ...
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June 30 deadline proposal for the Rethinking Museums & Sustainable Development for the Global Profession conference.
The Next Phase of Sustainable Development. The Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative of the Brent Sc...
19th June Current Affairs: Persons in News 1. R. Ramanujam, secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, has got a three-month extension till September 2014. • The extension to Mr. Ramanujam has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on contract basis for a period of three months beyond the date of his superannuation, i.e. up to September 30, 2014, an official release said. 2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the resignation of National Disaster Management Authority Vice Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy, who had resigned. • Official sources said here that the Prime Minister, who is the Chairman of NDMA, has accepted Reddy’s resignation. • Reddy and five other members of NDMA have stepped down after the NDA government asked them to quit their posts. All those who have quit had been appointed by the previous UPA government. Awards 1. Tang Prize Foundation announced the inaugural Tang Prizes. The Prize will be given in four categories of Sustainable Development, Sinology, ...
INSIDE THE PRESIDENCY: VICE PRESIDENT ADDRESSES MEDIA Welcome once more to your weekly window into events and issues involving the Presidency. Yesterday, H.E. the President, Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, led fellow members of Cabinet in a friendly football match against their Permanent Secretaries at UB stadium as part of this year’s annual Public Service Day and Convention. The game resulted in a 2-1 Cabinet victory with His Excellency scoring a brace. Earlier on Thursday, the Acting Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, the Honourable Shaw Kgathi, officially opened a two day event, which is being held under the theme: “Innovating Public Governance for Sustainable Development.” In his keynote address the Minister Kgathi observed that Public Service Day was welcome opportunity for public servants to not only celebrate but also interrogate their individual and collective service delivery, observing that: “Creating access to timely and quality service to majority of the ...
General Consulting and Training (GCT), in association with National Center for Sustainable Development (NCD) has...
As football teams and their hoards of fans head for Brazil, sustainability is perhaps not at the top of their thoughts… Without becoming sustainable, many tourist destinations fail to thrive and often perish, according to a research paper published in the International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development. The study's authors Ana Lucia Magalhaes of the State of Sao Paulo Technological College in Brazil and colleagues point out that, "Tourism brings significant impacts, physical, economic and cultural, with important positive and negative aspects." They have investigated the subject with a case study on the Brazilian tourist destination of Cunha. The town represents a unique part of Brazilian history, located between the gold mines and the Rio de Janeiro harbour, it was home to bands of gold thieves in the early 18th century. From their study of modern-day Cunha, they have elicited a five-point plan, a set of guidelines for sustainable tourism that is applicable to this developing world tou ...
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Since 1992, Architects/ Designers/ Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) has honored individuals and organizations that exemplify Peace, Sustainable Development, and the Environment with the Lewis Mumford Award. Past award recipients include The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, T…
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BLOG: skill training is the most valuable aid to fight poverty in developing nations
Zita Cobb's video on Social Enterprise & Sustainable Rural Communities is now available on our webpage
Founder Chad Bissonette commencement speaker talks about sustainable development as community driven
Reused rainwater, bike parking & community gardens will make a sustainable development.
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You don't understand oil markets Evan. Comparing apples/oranges. Question should be, is underlying development sustainable?
Women must be at the heart of our efforts for sustainable development. -
Evan Friesenhan, Director of River Forecasting Section, Environment and Sustainable Resources Development, is speaking.
Repping during Day 2 of the 12th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
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US has 1/20 of the world's population but consumes 1/5 of the world's resources. Sustainable development is important.
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COMMON CORE IS UN AGENDA 21 Common Core is an integral part of UN Agenda 21/Sustainable Development:
IDLO presents its report on rule of law and post-2015 agenda. Justice for Sustainable Development.
Economic development for this country would mean that we need more sustainable businesses, especially small to medium companies to grow big
Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Water, Energy and Food Nexus for Sustainable Development
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Right to water must be recognized in Sustainable Development Goals, say civil society groups
Second session of the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development
Oxfam's Sustainable Development Goals could end poverty and save the planet
Key Point: Rule of law + sustainable development are inseparable
4 International Co-operative Day will have the theme of “Co-operative enterprises achieve sustainable development for all.”!
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Confab voted against revival of Nigeria Airways “Our development would have been more sustainable and les...
Panelists discuss the necessary steps for a sustainable workforce development in the US …
Incredible econtalk w/ Long term, sustainable development takes more than cash👉 healthy institutions
CWGL signs on to Open Letter to Friends of Recommendations on Zero Draft of SDGs
Burkina Faso: New data shows the power of culture as a force for sustainable development
Human must be among the Sustainable Development Goals!must explicitly name the right to …
Sri Lanka hosts the International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development
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's Jennifer Clark: "Sustainable development not just about new build but also retrofitting existing prope…
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Sustainable development is what all countries should strive for.
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State of the Nation Address By His Excellency Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament Cape Town, 17 June 2014 The Speaker of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa, Former Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, Honourable Chief Justice of the Republic, and all esteemed members of the Judiciary, Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Premiers and Speakers of Provincial Legislatures, Chairperson of SALGA, and all local government leadership, Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders, The Heads of Chapter 9 Institutions, Leaders from all sectors, Members of the diplomatic corps, Honourable members, Distinguished guests Fellow South Africans, Good evening, sanibonani, molweni, riperile, dumelang, ndi madekwana. It is a great pleasure to address you on this ...
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10th Osgood Center and East West Center Program Associate's Profile Name: Ms. Anshuka From: Fiji Graduated with a BS in Environmental Science, University of Hawaii, Hilo Interest in: Alternative energy sources which are cleaner and more sustainable. Internship Placement: Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD). Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD) is an organization that promotes just and sustainable societies and to protect the environment. Miss Anshuka is currently doing research on the rising sea level at the Pacific region. Her research is put into writing in form of a memo. Quote: "If you cannot solve climate change, you cannot solve anything.”
The Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development moved a Motion asking the Senate to adopt the Report of the Special Select Committee of the Senate on the Planning and Facilitation of Development Bill, 2013
New York (June 17, 2014)– As the Open Working Group continues to streamline the text for the next set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), CSOs today made a strong call to the Members of the OWG to keey climate change action central and visible to the SDGs. “We believe that climate change is an…
Posting Title: Programme Officer, P4 Job Code Title: PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme Duty Station: PARIS Deadline: 16 August 2014 Job Opening number: 14-PGM-UNEP-35447-R-PARIS (X) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations systems designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. The overall objective of the UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals ...
Geoffrey MatthewsIn Our Common Future, the 1987 report of the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development …
The Intelligence Bureau has branded as anti-national a movement that's asking for the implementation of the law of the land through sustainable development.
Niklas Wennberg is a Swedish environmentalist who spent the last 25 years developing standards and models for urban and rural resilience with food as a key factor in understandable change. Niklas has been engaged by SIDA (Swedish agency for foreign development) to propose better management of aquatic resources from capture fisheries and aquaculture in ten Southeast Asian countries. He also chaired the process delivering the first ecolabelling system for fish from Nordic waters. 2008 Niklas decided to skip the tie and bought rubber boots to engage in policymaking and development of prototype workshops built up in urban reality. Not in labs. For starters he and his team Stadsjord (Swedish for urban soil) gathered Christians, Jews, Muslims and together in 2009 they introduced the first inner city pigs in Göteborg to focus the need for a more sustainable urban food model cooperating over different belief, culture and knowledge. Now pigs are normal in urban Göteborg and they are served in the best kitchens i ...
The Urban Infrastructure Initiative seeks to link up cities with the private sector to enable them to achieve sustainability targets - including climate change adaptation. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) is covering the Twelfth session of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from 16-20 June 2014, from the UN Headquarters in New York, United States of America. Highlights for Monday, 16 June 2014. Available…
IMPHAL, Jun 16: A five-day community based disaster management training programme was opened today at Mayang Imphal Thong-khong community hall. The programme is being jointly organised by Society for Sustainable Development, Sagolband and Thongkhong Deve
GFI calls for a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) strictly aimed at curbing illicit financial flows from trade misinvoicing by 50% by 2030.
Sustainable development is an organizing principle for human life on a finite planet. It posits a desirable future state for human societies in which living conditions and resource-use meet human needs without undermining the sustainability of natural systems and the environment, so that future gene…
A focal point for the Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department is our Teaching and Research Farm and Agroecology Laboratory located in Fleetwood in nearby Ashe County. Students utilize the farm to enhance their classroom lessons about agroecology, agroforestry, and sustainable farming pra…
Wow! We're turning 10 years old! Party starts 7pm at the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts in Parry Sound, Ontario on Monday, June 23rd. Tickets $15 at the door or call 888.746.4466 Thank you to the countless people who help us achieve our region's UNESCO mandate for all World Biosphere Reserves: "conserving biological diversity, promoting research & monitoring, ...and providing models of sustainable development" for future generations. It's worth it!
Turistično Društvo Žetale in Slovenia is looking for an EVS volunteer for a two-month project (July-Aug). Key words: organic farm, tourism, art, sustainable development, intercultural collaboration, rural development. Sounds good..? Be quick, because the deadline is this week!
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Are you a Dutch or foreign bachelor or master student studying in the Netherlands? Do you have an original and creative idea that contributes to more sustainable development in the world? Do you want to win 7500 euro? Then join the Battle for Ideas!
The 2nd International Conference on CSR & Sustainable Development going on right now in Jakarta!
The Modern School, Barakhamba Road Model United Nations Society is proud to present the fourth edition of the Modern School International Model United Nations Conference (ModMUN). This year, ModMUN would be held from the 21st to the 23rd of November, 2014. ModMUN 2014 brings forward the official motto, "In Justitia Confidimus", with 12 dynamic committees which incorporate the best forms of articulation, research and debate. Continuing the legacy of conceptualizing path-breaking committees such as the AIPPM, the Permanent Court of Arbitration and intelligence agencies such as the CIA, Mossad and the MSS- ModMUN will be simulating the following committees: 1. The General Assembly- Plenary Session (UNGA) 2. The Comprehensive Test ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) 3. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) 4. The Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) 5. The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) 6. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency of Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 7. The United N ...
Top corporates shud take initaitives to use Energy efficiently & try to make energy available for others also, dnt just keep on using Energy without even thinking. i give 1 example to u all, do u ppl Mukesh ambani's house the estimated cost of his house is $50-70 million & do u know the energy consumption of his house is 6,37,240 units of power. In stead of this i think he shud have taken steps to use renewable energy for his home or rather wud have gone for a NET ZERO ENERGY HOME. This wud have set an example for all of us!. Its nthng against any1 its just that , i feel we shud use Energy very Efficiently & move towards Sustainable Development of India. Energy & think before u use it..:) :)
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Protecting natural capital is critical for truly sustainable development. Blog by R. Mittermeier
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Nigerian CEOs pledge joint action on sustainable development ...
Curtains on the 3-day Conference on "Urbanization and Sustainable Development". . My suggestion on building up...
Sustainable development is still a work in progress — our interview with Elizabeth Dowdeswell http:…
Haciendas reconversion for sustainable development. Amoltepec, Puebla case study
New out of Sterile Insects to Enhance Agricultural Development: The Case of Sustainable Tsetse Eradication
Adam Rosenfelt has the right idea, but film needs more education, producers & post than stages
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We have the challenge to become one of the institutions driving sustainable human development in 21 century
And the best way for the Tories to provide a 'better life for our children' is a Chancellor who doesn't believe in sustainable development
Ready for business trip to China. Meetings about development
Towards sustainable capitalism in the development of higher education business school curricula and management
Excited to sign our MOU with SDTC (sustainable technology development canada) today
Group photo in Study Visit "Sustainable development and Active citizenship in schools".
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The problem with Sustainable Development is that it flies in the face of man’s will to advance.
Just saw the World Business Council for Sustainable Development video on natural capital - very clever.
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Absolutely Renewable energy is a crucial ingredient of sustainable development and poverty eradication.
Are disasters and climate change putting development efforts in jeopardy?
"Sustainable Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future...
Sustainable investors seek investments that provide societal or environmental benefits, like community development or clean tech.
Cemex has released its Sustainable Development Report for 2013
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RIO+ Centre discloses the mapping of Brazil’s positions on sustainable development in UN fora
Brining sustainable development to through investment into mining sector has its risks:
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Adam Rosenfelt has the right idea, but needs more & than it does stages. .
Political stability and democracy are necessary for sustainable development and sustainable cities.
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Cities central to the post-2015 development goals says Richard Florida in convo on sustainable urbanization
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Call for abstracts! International Conference on Women’s Education for Sustainable Human Development
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There is no question of environment Vs growth; Sustainable development is very important.
Gary Lawrence now speaking at UN on sustainable urban development
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Support campaign for including culture in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals:
Women citizens at local level critical to inclusive and sustainable development says Paris Mayor
So Blessed with the visit of our friend Warren from Filanthropic. They've got high quality t-shirts with substance and 50% of their profit is invested into sustainable development projects like PROJECT RED. This week, one of our families became the 1st recipient of this donation with a micro loan. Learn more and help them create a real benefit in the world around us at:
When a handful of technocrats from the world’s most advanced nations gathered in a UN basement in 2000 to establish global development goals, their objective seemed simply to create a blueprint to help the world’s poor by 2015. But as the deadline nears and many targets remain to be met, the UN is shifting from what it once hailed as the world’s ambitious, unwavering promise to the world’s poor, known as the Millennium Development Goals, to a more inclusive, participatory and sophisticated approach of the Sustainable Development Goals. These new goals, which are to be finalised by the General Assembly in the summer, attempt to revise the previous ones by involving more global leaders and seeking to align national priorities with international goals, rather than imposing international goals on countries with widely varying needs and resources. Read More: UN replaces millennium pov ...
Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. We challenge and inspire young volunteers from around the world to work with...
“The achievement of sustainable development on a planetary scale requires a redoubled effort to attend to the needs of the Earth's bottom billion. But in a world of 7 billion people, expected to increase to 9-10 billion in the coming decades, achieving sustainability will require redefining what man…
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) unites 183 countries in partnership with international institutions, civil society organizations (CSOs), and the private sector to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. Learn all about GEF here:
Glimpse of Education for Sustainable Development through RICE Workshop held in Ashraya International Hotel ,Bangalore on 27-28 May 2014.Sincere thanks to Our District Environmental Coordinator Dr.N.Maheshkumar and Our state Orogramme coordinator Ms.S.Rejini and One and all in Center for Environment Education CEE South regional office Bangalore for their Support and guidance. It is immence pleasure our school one of the participants among 9 schools in India, three schools from Tamilnadu,Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
Under the theme "Non-communicable diseases causing many deaths" found in The Barbados Advocate 8/28/2013 edition, it was highlighted that the four major non-communicable diseases – cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancers – are responsible for 65 per cent of all the deaths within the Caribbean region. Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director of the Caribbean Pubic Health Agency (CARPHA), made that disclosure while speaking on the topic of “NCDs and Sustainable Development – Inextricable Linkages” during a breakfast panel discussion held yesterday under the theme “Towards Sustainable Development of SIDS: Addressing the Threat of Non-communicable Diseases” at the Hilton Hotel. The panel discussion was held as one of the side events of the Inter-regional Preparatory Meetings for the Third International Conference on SIDS, which is under way in Barbados. Read the article for more information
29th May 2014  The His Excellency Ambassador Embassy of Nepal 12a Kensington Palace Garden Noting Hill Gate London  Subject: Forward this Protest Letter to the Prime minister of Nepal. I am writing to express our deep concerns about SSP Ramesh Kharel’s transfer. That is why we would like to forward this application via your mission in order to put pressure to the Nepalese Prime Minister and his cabinet.  Our argument is as follows:  1. SSP Ramesh Kharel has not done anything wrong to be punished. He just mentioned that currently due to the time of postings, many DIGs have been visiting the house of Ministers and leaders with a briefcase full of cash, to become the AIG. After he was honoured by a pure citizen from the activist of anti-corruption, Kharel accused this on a programme organized at a Nepal Police Club, Pradarshanimarg, Kathmandu. Pointing towards the chief guest of the programme, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahrendra Pandey, Kharel said that few wealthy DIGs are going to the Ministers an ...
THE ARCHITECT – A WEAVER OF DREAMS by Ernesto R. Zárate, FPIA (Reposting for all the new graduates of architecture.) Let us go back to basics, so to speak. Let me open your eyes to a facet of the profession you may never have thought of. Let us start with definitions. WHAT IS AN ARCHITECT? Not so long ago, the UIA (Union Internationale des Architectes) came up with a definition after consolidating all the other definitions from other architectural organizations of different countries. It defines an architect as… “A person professionally and academically qualified; registered to practice; responsible for advocating the fair and sustainable development, welfare and cultural expression of society’s habitat in terms of space, form and historical context.” That is what an architect is, according to the UIA. If one examines each single phrase of that definition, one would agree that, yes, it is quite correct… although it might go over the heads of the common tao. To the ordinary man on the street, ...
114. Mr. Douglas was on a - budget for the new marketing campaign, so he reduced some expenses. (A) weary (B) few (C) costly (D) tight 115. The design consulting agency is known for giving simple - elegant designs for websites and brochures. (A) nevertheless (B) yet (C) despite (D) even 116. The global symposium on the sustainable development will be - by the United Nations and some other partner organizations. (A) hosted (B) invited (C) voted (D) occurred
Community jury sets priorities for CBD The CBD/Riverbank Citizens’ Jury met for the first time on Saturday to discuss how to spend a total of $3.4 million on CBD and Wilsons River improvements. Lismore City Council has allocated almost $1 million to a CBD/River Improvement Fund for the 2013-2017 period while $2.45 million is included in the budget for footpath improvements. The CBD/Riverbank Citizens’ Jury is convened in order to provide Council with recommendations that reflect community and business priorities. It is made up of 22 people including randomly selected residents, business people and members of the Lismore Chamber of Commerce. The CBD/Riverbank Citizens’ Jury voted for inner footpaths only to be repaved with the remaining money allocated for the outer block to be allocated for other CBD and riverbank projects. The jury then ranked 12 CBD initiatives in priority order with upgrades of existing toilets and increased CBD cleaning equal first at the top of this list. This was followed by n ...
HAPPY DEMOCRACY DAY The Executive Chairman of Sagbama Local Government Area, Hon. Oyadougha Jerry Willy, on behalf of the good people of the Area, heartily felicitate with His Excellency, the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR), his Vice, Arch. Namadi Sambo, the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Rt. Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson and his Deputy, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd) on the auspicious occasion of 15 years of uninterrupted democratic rule in our dear nation and state. The Executive Chairman of Sagbama LGA, Hon. Oyadougha Jerry Willy wishes to extend Sagbama Local Government Area's loyalty, allegiance and support to their Excellencies for the laudable transformation and restoration programmes in the sustenance and enthronement of democratic principles, values and ideals at the Federal and State levels. While we laud our President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his sterling leadership qualities in stee ...
Their DM structure and capacity are surely strong, Readiness prepare for disaster comming then effective response to the event. How about Cambodia? Everyone always say love people love country.how we think over the life ,property of people and physical .Do we still only respond provide food every year? what DRR? of course, DM we need scien and high technology.Capacity is a main reducer of calamity event.DRR and CCA are keys sustainable development.
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We're very excited to see the OTOP (One Tambon One Product) fair open for trade again this year! The trade fair brings all of Thailand's creativity under one roof! OTOP is the brand of products under the 'One Tambon, One Product' project, a nationwide sustainable development initiative launched by the Thai government in 2001. It aims to promote the unique products made by local communities, by utilising their indigenous skills and craftsmanship combined with available natural resources and raw materials. This project is also an important way to preserve traditional skills and ancient Thai heritage, which have been passed down through generations. OTOP offers an extensive range of exquisite handicrafts, quality agricultural products, food, beverages, gems, jewelry, textile, garments and so much more.
We welcome all the incoming freshmen SY 2014-2015 to the University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato. As a university, we take pride on our ability to give quality and relevant education for all so everyone becomes globally competitive and morally responsible human resources for sustainable development...
Sustainable development update. As long as the donations keep coming,we will keep growing more food for sustainable development phase 1. 0%admin 100%for the needy.
1.    Introduction The two Sudans signed the landmark accord in 2005 which ended the longest war in the Africa. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement granted people of South Sudan rights to vote for United Sudan or secession in a Referendum. In 2011, people living in South Sudan and those dwelling in diaspora casted in their voted almost 100% for independent. They fulfill very essence, and ideals of the long decades of the liberation struggles. All citizens were delight to celebrate euphoric moment of political autonomy with an awe-inspiring that superseded meaning of happiness. These dreams and hopes were entrusted into leaders of South Sudan, the first president and vice of South Sudan and to some extends, they were unsuccessful.   Celebration of South Sudan independent was not simply meant for gained sovereignty, territorial integrity, and recognitions of our country by the international community; it means that the ideals of liberation shall be realized. Citizens were celebrating gained envisioned ide ...
Universal Youth Alliance (UYA) Universitas Indonesia presents The 2014 Asia Pacific Student Forum. CALL FOR PAPERS Theme: "Youth Innovation in Eradicating Poverty for Sustainable Development" More info: steps from youth for a better future. and Thank you, everyone!! :)
If drugs issues are to be included in the SDG targets then ideas must come from official, considered sources, including NGO consultations. They must be based on what is really happening, and real solutions, not the same discredited fantasies of the past. Drug use is not a sustainable development iss…
United Nations DESA/DSD and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation invite you to a webinar on the topic of Addressing measurement challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals June 4 10.00-11.30 (EDT) with Dr. Sakiko Fuduka-Parr and Dr. Danny Sriskandarajah. The way we define and interpret development is…
Long before "sustainable development" became a fashionable concept, the Lemaire family had earned its livelihood from recycling at Drummond Pulp & Fibre, the household and industrial waste recovery company it had founded in 1...
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS I have been afforded and awarded the opportunity to go to Dublin, Ireland from the 15-19 October 2014 as a delegate at the One young world Summit. Unlike any other event, the summit gives young people the kind of media platform and forum ordinarily afforded only to the leaders of nations and corporations. At the Summit, delegates from around 190 countries gather, joined by world leaders to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces. I have to raise 2,750 Euros which converted is about (R40 000) for hotel accommodation in Dublin, all meals and catering, transport in Dublin and all handouts and summit support material, this amount is exclusive of cost of flights/travel to and from the host city. The exciting part for me is that following each summit the attending delegates(such as myself) become One Young World Ambassadors and are charged to work on their own initiatives or lend the power of the One Young World network to those ...
The 1993-2003 period will be remembered as one of stability and development. It is thanks to the determination, courage, experience, outlook and thought-out policies of Heydar Aliyev that Azerbaijan managed to get out of that difficult situation and embark on a path of sustainable development. Today we build our work and develop Azerbaijan within the framework of the policy defined in those years. The ongoing and deepening political and economic reforms in the country reaffirm Azerbaijan in the world as a very strong country and regional state. Over the last 10 years we deepened the reforms, mobilized our society, strengthened the solidarity in Azerbaijani society and covered a long and successful road. (Speech by President Ilham Aliyev at the official reception on the occasion of the national holiday of Azerbaijan – the Republic Day, 27.05.2014)
Children and Youth International (formerly known as Rio+twenties) is the legally registered financial institutional support for the UN Major Group Children and Youth. Its aim is to enable fundraising, capacity building and empowerment of young people so that they can participate in negotiations relations to Sustainable Development in particular but not exclusively for process relating to the outcomes of Rio+20, the High Level Political Forum, the Millennium Development Goals and their successors, Disaster Risk Reduction, Small Island Developing States, Consumption and Production Patterns and other negations from time to time that the board believe is relevant.
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There's that word, sustainable, again. United Nations Agenda 21/Sustainable Development.
Group photo of civil society representatives from Asia Pacific region meet up to prepare document statement for Asia Pacific Regional Forum on Sustainable Development that will be held in Pattaya tomorrow onwards.
just presented "A Regional CSO/Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for Post-2015: Proposal from Asia-Pacific Region"at the opening sessions of the The Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development: Consolidating and reaching out for development justice 15-17th May 2014, Bangkok. a link to the presentation will be provided later.
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Ten South African students have been selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme. The group will be travelling to Sweden to start their studies in August 2014 to pursue their Masters Studies in a wide range of fields, including Sustainable Energy, Entrepreneurship, Global Health, International Human Rights Law, Child and Gender Studies and Sustainable Development. According to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, the programme offers ten scholarships per annum over a period of three years and will be funded by the Swedish Institute. “This is in recognition of the centrality of education and skills development for the economic prosperity of both countries,” spokesperson Clayson Monyela said. The scholarship programme was agreed to at the Eighth Session of the South Africa - Sweden Binational Commission (BNC), which took place in 2013. At the BNC, it was agreed that the Swedish Government would offer a fully funded scholarship programme for 30 South Africans to pursu ...
The internship programme of the Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance - ISDG , based in Trivandrum, Kerala( India) will begin in the first week of June for three months. Those who are doing/completed masters in Economics, Social Science, International Studies or development studies or those who are interested in these subjects may apply within the next two weeks.The selection will be based on CV and interviews. The internship programme will have seminars/discussions on economic governance, public finance, development economics, sustainable development, public policy analysis, United Nations, international development and specially designed research programme on urban governance. The interns will have a chance to interact with thinkers/activists/ professors with expertise and experience. Those who are interested may write to isdg
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Relentless, all-hours development is now complete. Now back to a sustainable pace and time for dev education and personal life.
Regular Training (Latreg) Wednesday, 7th of May 2014 Time: 16.00-18.00 Agenda: Debate Session (and birthday celebration!) Coaches: Priscilla and Kristi Topic: Environment (Sustainable Development) Motion: THBT policies that may have significant environmental consequences should be subject to a veto by a "Supreme Court" of independent scientific experts. We had Aldi, Taufiq and Jessica debating for the motion and Ayu, Reza and Rani debating against the motion. What are YOUR opinions regarding the motion? Sound off in the comments!
David Butterfield from the Trust for Sustainable Development is live at 6:52.What is the latest on the The Spirit Bay development?
On coming to power at the Centre our priority would be to set up a National Mission on Himalayas for sustainable devel…
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'Ensure cultural sustainability for the wellbeing of all' Call for culture to be inc in Sustainable Development Goals
Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development staff goes to the lovely Rio Seco Water Fall.
A global geodetic reference frame for sustainable development, easy explained - well done!
in celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary on May 23rd
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"ecologically sustainable development is the environmental component of sustainable development". I just. goddammit google.
I am managing director of Addis Hiwot Integrated sustainable development organization,an organization working to support OVCs and old people
more upwards development could mean more three story housing Please read Compact Sustainable Communities
GOV VS OK TEDI & PNGSTDP CONTRACTORS SUFFER. The recent court case between the National Government, Ok Tedi, PNG Sustainable Development Program, has pulled and caused many small to medium suppliers, service providers to operate at a risky bankrupt status. Due to all contractors providing construction services to the province under contracts entered into by the State through its Central Supply & Tenders Board. All projects and payments has been put on hold, since last year 2013. Department of Mining is currently on the back foot, trying to ease the tention from disgrantel contractors whom have used Millions of Kina to do the projects of their own money and now are still yet to be paid , even 50% payments is yet to be made. Mr Prime Minister please ensure quickly that they are paid some how, and the funds allocatted to the contracts maybe reimburse the payments that currently sit in Courts Trust Account K250 Million. Is the Government going to pay extra for loss of business and breach of contract? Please . ...
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"Unchecked, climate change will undermine development gains and increase poverty and vulnerability"
Nations covering common ground to addressing their policies for enabling sustainable national development
We must all add our voices to the call for culture to be included in Sustainable Development Goals
oh my god I just read "ecologically sustainable development" as "ecological sultana deactivation" WHAT IN THE WORLD BRAIN LMAO
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Help Age blog: Sustainable Development Goals for all ages, please!
Sustainable Development Goals for all ages, please!
7 reasons to be optimistic about Africa 1. Communication Revolution 2. Silicon valley of banking 3. Sustainable development
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AMBA meets Community Development at this month's luncheon. We ARE building sustainable communities…
"it is incomprehensible that any plan to achieve sustainable development wouldn't include climate change." - Mary Robinson
we have to make this useless geography chart on sustainable development. So making that!
TJ Transport Ltd are now proud Producer Members of The Mineral Products Association. The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries. TJ Transport's membership declares support and agreement to operate in accordance with the MPA Core Values, principally sustainable development.
"no realistic and sustainable planning or development can be done without an adequate Spatial Data Infrastructure"
The latest residential development of in Wood Green used our Get the full story here.
Union Africaine - African Union Second Decade for Education in Africa: The AU and ADEA launch publications on ...
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OBJECTIVES The objectives of the research programme on Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Sustainable Development (CHTSD) In South Asia are as follows: RESEARCH PROCESS � � RESEARCH THEMES Theme: Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Sustainable Development (CHTSD) in South Asia Sub Themes: 1. CULTURAL HERITAG…
We believe that culture is both a driver and enabler of sustainable development and that the explicit inclusion of targets and indicators for culture in the Sustainable Development Goals will enable transformative change.Read our message and share it.
GloCha Conference 2014[1] Sustainable Development, Innovation and Youth Building the Knowledge Base and Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure for Youth Led Civic Engagement in Local and Global Sustainable Development Action…
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will be holding a panel discussion in Geneva on 20 May to discuss the role of diabetes and other Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. The early morning event will focus on the importance of access to medicines a…
Olodi Primary School, Warri in Delta State, Nigeria has been Rehabilitated as part of the efforts by the Uduaghan Administration to promote Sustainable Development by creating a conducive environment for educating the next generation of Delta Leader. God bless the visionary
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"Is RSPO certification the best option we have right now to reduce palm oil-driven deforestation? At RSPO’s European Roundtable in London on 4 June we will hear representatives of both industry and nature conservation organisations discussing the pros and cons of the RSPO certification schemes. Among the panellists are Fiona Wheatley, sustainable development manager at Marks & Spencer who will give a retailer perspective and Cynthia Ong - Founder, Executive Director & CEO of LEAP"
One doesn't want to be known as a developer who just sells homes and makes money, but as one who puts thought into the social and cultural aspects of creating a sustainable development, where the residents can call home for the next 10 to 20 years.
Job of the day: Service Manager Engineering & Environmental Assessment - Permanent Full Time (Circa $102,706 - $115,993 p.a.) This position will see you leading and managing staff in the integrated, responsive and effective delivery of planning and assessment functions of development applications and operational works. You will ensure high quality, efficient and sustainable development outcomes in the Redlands comply with the City's planning scheme, design standards, policies, Local Laws and other statutory documents. We are seeking someone with strong leadership and management skills to effectively lead, mentor and coach a diverse team. You will have high level professional knowledge and experience in the delivery of development assessment services in the local government environment. For more info visit:
Sustainable development is among the most important challenges of our time. Striving to lead an environmentally friendly way of life that conserves resources is essential to preserve our world for subsequent generations. With its top locations for innovation and research, Germany is aiming to reach…
CLOSING DATE: 31st May 2014  The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with  the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable development of the continent in critical development areas, while promoting regional integration through intra-African mobility of students. The Scholarship Scheme is intended to enable young Africans to study in leading African Universities with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least the same duration of scholarship period after graduation.  To encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Education Science (STEME), the Commission of the African Union is offering the second Special Call for Scholarship Applications (For Female Applicants Only) to study in reputable African Universities.  To be eligible for ...
Pakistan should abandon the existing coal power policy, due to highly inefficient coal power plants and high tariff, a policy paper written by Arshad H Abbasi, an energy expert associated with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), revealed on Tuesday. The government needs to adopt a policy based on the state-of-the-art technology to set benchmark in South Asia as a model of clean coal development, it showed. The government needs to encourage independent power producers (IPPs) to install state-of the-art coal power plants with the efficiency of more than 45 percent with zero Mercury emissions, using less than 320 grams of coal to generate one unit of electricity, the paper said. All such coal-based power plants must qualify and should be admissible under the joint implementation and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) rules to earn carbon credits, it said. However, under the existing policy, the coal-based power plants with less efficiency and high tariff will not only expose the country to th ...
Deadline: 1 June 2014 Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years old, involved in Education for Sustainable Development (E
AMAIDI For Sustainable Development - AMAIDI International is a social enterprise connecting people with organizations in developing countries where they can do good - AMAIDI started in 2006 as a partnership of its owners Camille van Neer and his wife Pathrushiya Jansi Rani, with the first volunteer…
In consonance with the general mission-vision of the Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation, its Basic Education Department envisions a young adult who is guided by faith in God, love for fellowmen and respect for Mother Earth, equipped with an upright value system and capable of being globally competitive through the pursuit of higher education or the creative training of non-professional skills for the sustainable development of a dignified human being. Admissions Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation University Site, 4301 Lucena City, Philippines (042) 710-4802 / 373-4388
Oxford University economist Wilfred Beckerman puts 'sustainable development' to the test, questioning several of its core claims: Will economic growth burn itself out by depleting the natural resources it requires? Will global warming wreak widespread havoc? Does human activity threaten to throw a d…
After attending the village meeting on dissolving Medina, I have more questions answers. I didn't figure out who originally was responsible for deciding that, after 182 years of having a successful village, our only choice is now, whether or not to dissolve this town. Also, will we be moving from an elected government of local citizens, to a bunch of unelected boards from county, state, or federal agencies? Is this a plan initiated by the state or federal government as part of a renamed organization under the UN's plan for "sustainable Development", Agenda 21? What about just cutting the fat and strengthening this village rather than tearing it down. When we are one village, the village of Medina, we have more to say about how this village is run. Will we be giving that up for a few grants and tax cuts that are promised but will probably never happen? How can we expect grants from a federal or state government, of which neither has any money I believe we are being scammed and that dissolution is "NOT" ...
Transpacific Women Against the TPP Global Resistance against a Common Crisis The hypocrisy of the global moment is staggering. As the international community attempts to create a new plan towards sustainable development, the Trans-Pacific Partnership secretively guarantees inequalities and exploitation.. Whatever progress we have in the Sustainable Development arena will be superseded by the TPP in the participating countries. What we need is a new global architecture that prioritizes people over profit. People’s movements are fertile; communities from Malaysia, to the US and Japan are rising against the TPP. We face a common crisis of growing and deepening inequalities in the face of unprecedented environmental crisis. We have the opportunity to chart a new course that the vast majority of this world wants, a course of global equity, of ecological sustainability, of social justice, human rights enjoyment and dignity for all. We call for an absolute end to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and fo ...
Psychological Contributions to Sustainable Development: Global Challenges and Solutions organised by the Permanent Mission of El Salvador.
Sustainable development doesn't seem feasible to achieve nor the process of de-development is logical. Where do we actually stands ?
With operations in 46 countries, Monsanto has become the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as one of the most controversial corporations in industrial history. Since its founding in 1901, the U.S. multinational has faced trial after trial due to the toxicity of its products. Today, it has reinvented itself as a "life sciences" company converted to the virtues of sustainable development. Calling on hitherto unpublished documents and first-hand accounts by victims, scientists and politicians, The World According to Monsanto pieces together the story of an industrial giant that, thanks in part to lies, collusion with the American government, pressure tactics and attempted corruption, has become one of the world's leading seed manufacturers, spreading GM crops worldwide with no real monitoring of their effects on nature or human health. RELATED:
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Dear friends of the great Familimy Pax romana, is well represented at the World Conference on Youth in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the theme: Meanstreaming Youth in the Post 2015 Sustainable Development agenda. The 1st day was amazing with the opening ceremony with the President of Sri Lanka, more update later on the progress of the event...
| The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation's mission is to provide feasible solutions for the sustainable development of Brazilian agribusiness through knowledge and technology generation and transfer.
The UN secretary general commended approaches and vision of the UAE leadership towards sustainable development and deployment of renewable energy, noting that these sound, landmark projects reflect the UAE leadership's far-sighted vision towards diversification of sources of national income, conservation of local environment and sincere efforts to provide development aid to a number of countries in area of renewable energy. The UN chief also noted the humanitarian assistance and stances of the President, government, agencies and people towards peoples and countries struck by natural and man-made disasters or famine and other calamities. Mr. Ban emphasised that the UAE has become among the leading countries globally in the delivery of valuable humanitarian assistance to needy peoples regardless of geography, race or religion. Monday, May 5, 2014
Tara says: The Municipality of Grenville-sur-la-Rouge will be hosting an information session this evening to talk about the sustainable development of the Rouge River Corridor. The meeting takes place at the Avoca Community Centre at 7 p.m. tonight.
Meet Ryan Laddey, our new Sustainable Development Officer based in the New York office. He'll be coordinating WFUNA's overall strategy on sustainable development, with an emphasis on the post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to joining WFUNA, he worked as a consultant with UNDP's Environment and Energy Group. Ryan also has 10 years experience working with nonprofits and government in areas of environment, education and public policy. Welcome to Team WFUNA, Ryan!
St Lucia Sustainable Development Minister James Fletcher held talks last week with a delegation from the German International Cooperation Agency.
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Freedom Advocates explores all areas of Agenda 21 and Sustainable Development, and proposes ways to drive it out of your cities, counties, communities and schools.
MEDIA RELEASE March 21 2014 Purported Somare appointment of no legal effect The chairman of PNG Sustainable Development Program Ltd, Sir Mekere Morauta, said today that the Treasurer's purported appointment of Mr Arthur Somare to the Board of the Company is of no legal effect. The existing Board is going about its business as usual. Sir Mekere reassured the public that the existing Board remained committed to protecting the integrity and independence of PNGSDP and the security of the $US1.4 billion in the Long Term Fund, which is for the benefit of the people of Western Province. The directors have a legal and moral duty to do so. He also said the structure and integrity of PNGSDP and its independence from political interference are the subject of legal proceedings against the State in the Singapore courts. Mekere Morauta, KCMG Chairman
"Climate change adaptation actions often fulfill other societal goals, such as sustainable development, disaster risk reduction, or improvements in quality of life, and can therefore be incorporated into existing decision-making processes." One of the key messages from the National Climate Assessment released today.
The Sustainable Development Goaks must respond to the fact the world's population is ageing and ensure opportunities for increased longevity.
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