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Toward an international legally binding agreement on plastics and plastic pollution

The case for an international agreement on plastics and plastic pollution is growing. Existing frameworks, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS), UN Regional Seas Programmes and the Sustainable Development Goals among others, have spurred the adoption of measures to reduce marine plastic pollution. However, current initiatives primarily focus on the …

Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 13, Goal 14, Goal 15
UN
Policy papers

Overhaul of farm policy crucial for EU to meet sustainable development goals, new study shows

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is not even delivering on its own stated objectives let alone on several of the relevant Sustainable Development Goals that the European Union holds up as its guiding principles.

http://www.eeb.org/index.cfm/news-events/news/overhaul-of-farm-policy-crucial-for-eu-to-meet-sustainable-development-goals-new-study-shows/

Source: EEB

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Articles

The CAP is no longer fit for purpose – We need the right ingredients and a recipe for a Living Land!

This document contains the preliminary findings of a study commissioned by EEB and BirdLife Europe on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The goal of the study is:
• To examine the peer-reviewed evidence regarding the CAP’s impacts on our society, economy and the environment
• To assess whether the CAP fulfills:

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 08, Goal 10, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
EU
Policy papers

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals from a Water Perspective

This paper addresses some of these challenges related to implementation and monitoring of the targets of the SDGs from a water perspective, based on the key findings of a conference organized in 2015 focused on three essential aspects of SDGs: indicators, inter-linkages, and implementation. The paper argues that indicators should not be too simple and …

Goal 02, Goal 03, Goal 06, Goal 11, Goal 12, Goal 15
UN
Articles

Sustainable Development Goal Labs (SDG Labs)

The SDG Lab is a space where Member States, UN, civil society, international organisations and other stakeholders can share their challenges and successful practices in implementing Agenda 2030, where their results can be disseminated wand where emerging ideas, policies and partnerships can be experimented. The SDG Lab is a connector, a convener and an amplifier.

Cross Cutting, Goal 06, Goal 07, Goal 11, Goal 15
UN
Other

How landscape perspective can contribute to the 2030 agenda in practice?

A group of Swedish actors who work with international development and environmental issues gathered in Stockholm to share opinions and exchange experience about their work on the 2030 Agenda. This link brings you to the information related to this workshop co-organized by Focali, SIANI, SEI, GMV, SIWI, SLU and the Swedish Forest Agency, particularly focusing on …

Goal 02, Goal 06, Goal 13, Goal 14, Goal 15
Sweden
Other

Illegal Logging Portal

A number of the SDGs directly apply to forests and the 1.6 billion people whose livelihoods depend on them, many of whom live in developing countries. Goal 15 includes the aim to sustainably manage forests, halt deforestation and restore degraded forests, and with forests having a major part to play in mitigating climate change, Goal …

Goal 01, Goal 02, Goal 05, Goal 08, Goal 09, Goal 12, Goal 13, Goal 15
UN
Other

Green Bond Framework

The State Treasury of the Republic of Poland represented by the Minister of Development and Finance (State Treasury of Poland) has developed a green bond framework in accordance with which it intends to issue green bonds that will fund environmentally beneficial projects in Poland. This Green Bond Framework has been published in a separate document.

Goal 07, Goal 13, Goal 15
Poland
Policy papers
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