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Knowledge Sharing for Sustainable Development in the Asia Pacific Region
By admin May 13, 2019

As a region, Asian Pacific countries are coming together to evaluate their progress in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. From 27-29 March 2019 more than 850 participants from governments, inter-governmental organizations, United Nations bodies, and civil society organizations convened for the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development in Bangkok, Thailand. This 6th forum

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A Prescription for Development: Global Leaders Discuss Health Issues at the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion
By admin November 28, 2016

From 21 – 24 November 2016, China hosted in Shanghai the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion. The conference, organized under the auspices of the Government of China and the World Health Organisation (WHO), was a landmark for strengthening global cooperation for public health. The Shanghai Declaration on Health Promotion stressed the importance of promoting

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Africa Needs Sustainable Cities to Foster a Sustainable Future
By admin November 7, 2016

For the first time in the history of the UN development mandate a specific urban goal has been inserted in the list of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as a priority target to be achieved over the next 15 years. More specifically, the 11th Sustainable Development Goal refers to making ‘cities and human settlements

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A New Approach to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
By admin October 4, 2016

The United Nations have called the Millennium Development Goals “the most successful anti-poverty movement in history” as extreme poverty has been cut in half worldwide. In addition, gender equality has made remarkable progress with 90 per cent of countries having more women in parliament since 1995. However, the ability to make peace as a driving

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Sustainability and Peace: The Linkages between the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Achieving Peace
By admin September 21, 2016

In a 2015 documentary, “Unity” director Shaun Monson composes over one hundred actors, musicians, entertainers, businessmen, athletes and military personnel to explore the transformation of humanity in five segments. The message conveys the idea that human beings today have achieved the highest level of consciousness of any living creature in history, and it is that

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