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Official Position Paper for the 2017 HLPF – NGO Major Group

The NGO Major Group recommends the following regarding the SDGs under review in 2017:

– Goal 1: Addressing the causes and manifestations of structural poverty requires holistic,
context-specific solutions interlinked with all other goals. Governments should report on
their efforts to increase opportunities, wellbeing, and resilience among all sectors of
society. …

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Measuring Distance to the SDG Targets: an assessment of where OECD countries stand

This Study of the distances from the SDGs of selected OECD countries is designed to help
governments as they consider developing national action plans, as well as to contribute to SDG
mainstreaming across different OECD Directorates. It leverages the wealth of statistical data collected
by OECD members and harmonised through OECD tools …

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What works ?

While we are aware of the seriousness of these global challenges and the scale of human suffering or deprivation that exists, we nonetheless feel the need to also highlight solutions.

This platform provides a wealth of information and a toolkit to examine interventions critically, while also enabling you to recognize successful development strategies and how …

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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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