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UNEA III- Towards a Pollution Free Planet

UNEP is working on the preparation of a background report for the next UNEA III: “Towards a Pollution Free Planet”, to be held in Nairobi from 4 to 6 December 2017.

This is the proposed structure of the report:
• Introduction
• Section 1- Evidence of a polluted planet: the science, impacts …

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EU/MS comments on the UNEA-3 outcomes

Following further reflections on UNEA-3 outcomes, EU/MS are of the view that a successful UNEA-3 should result in the following three products, all related to the theme of pollution:

– an Outcome document, preferably a Ministerial Declaration, which would spell out a concise Global Framework for Action and that should speak to the international community, …

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The Human Rights Guide to the Sustainable Development Goals

The Guide illustrates the human rights anchorage of the 17 goals and provides concrete links between the 169 targets and the range of human rights instruments and labour standards.

Thereby, the Guide reaffirms that human rights instruments and the 2030 Agenda are tied together in a mutually reinforcing way: human rights offer a legally-binding framework …

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SDG Targets Tracker

This searchable database provides a snapshot of what national priorities are. Users can compare existing national targets with the ambition of the SDGs. It intends to be a living document, supplemented and kept up to date by crowdsourcing, and it encourages others to send new information on national goals to update the tracker.

The …

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Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 : From World Development Indicators

The World Bank has released the 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals. With over 150 maps and data visualisations, the new publication charts the progress societies are making towards the 17 SDGs.
The maps, charts, and analyses in this Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 are intended to present data trends and comparisons in …

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blueDot website: Environmental footprint of nations

The blueDot website presents the environmental footprint of nations based on planetary boundaries.
This website compares the yearly limits per country with its yearly uses of resources to understand which are the countries contributing the most to the global issues.

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SDGs Stories: Big Conversations Driving Big Goals

SDG Stories is a platform to engage with leaders, experts and the global community on important issues related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It is a way to connect with decision makers in meaningful ways and contribute your voice to the most important global discussion of the 21st Century.

You can tell your …

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Policy coherence and the 2030 Agenda: Building on the PCD experience

With the advent of the 2030 Agenda, the principle of policy coherence has now been extended to cover the whole scope of sustainable development. PCSD,or‘policy coherence for sustainable development’,has thus become a reality reflected in the ‘Systemic Issues’ section of Sustainable Development Goal 17 (SDG17) on ‘Strengthening the Means of Implementation and Revitalizing the Global …

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Gap Frame: A safe space for all of us

The Gap Frame is a normative framework that translates the SGDs into relevant measures for each nation and as a basis for a strategic business tool, highlighting the gap of where we are today versus where we need to be so that all of us can live well on one planet.
The Gap Frame …

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Raising the bar: Rethinking the role of business in the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development gives business a significant role to play in
efforts to achieve the SDGs, based on its ability to invest and innovate. However, for
companies to truly contribute, they must move beyond current forms of engagement,
abandon a narrow focus on the SDGs as an opportunity to …

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