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Sustainable development: for whom? A critical vision for coherence of Italian and European policies

It has only been three years since the new agenda for sustainable development was approved, and the international community is already behind schedule to reach its ambitious goals. All of the hype that went along with Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) produced a type of collective hypnosis, as if the mere fact …

Published: July 8, 2018
Italy
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

Italy and the Sustainable Development Goals

ASviS’s 2017 Report highlights that, notwithstanding the progress made in certain areas throughout the last few years, Italy continues to fall short of a condition of sustainable development, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, adopted on September 25th 2015 by 193 UN countries. The country will therefore not be able to achieve …

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Italy
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

Irish response to climate change ‘woefully inadequate’, say NGOs

March held in Dublin to mark two years since signing of Sustainable Development Goals

Ireland’s response to climate change has been “woefully inadequate” while the State is “dramatically off track” in meeting its emission reduction targets, Irish NGOs have warned.
The publication by the Government of a national action plan for implementation of …

Published: September 27, 2017
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Ireland
Articles, Monitoring & review tools

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 reviews progress made towards the 17 Goals in the second year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report is based on the latest available data. It highlights both gains and challenges as the international community moves towards full realization of the ambitions and principles espoused …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

Are national voluntary reviews promoting awareness and inclusion?

For the second year, Together 2030 has carried out a survey to collect evidence on stakeholder awareness of, and participation in, national planning and review around the 2030 Agenda. In 2017, the survey was conducted in partnership with the Newcastle University. The survey received 461 responses from a range of stakeholders, including national, regional and …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017: Reclaiming policies for the public

After the successful launch of the pilot report 2016, this 2017 edition focuses on privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and their impact on sustainability and inequality. The articles and textboxes cover all sectors of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs (and beyond), and reflect the rich geographic and cultural diversity of their authors. But what all …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

Voluntary National Reviews: What are countries prioritizing?

A review of ‘main messages’ from volunteer countries presented for the 2017 Session of the UN High Level Political Forum.

For 2017, 44 countries have volunteered to present national reviews on their implementation of the 2030 Agenda, twice the number of countries that volunteered in 2016. In addition to the official reports, VNR countries have …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

National Voluntary Review 2017: Cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus’ national voluntary review on implementation of Agenda2030 offers an overview of progress so far, in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Cyprus. It outlines the main priorities and planning in a process of incorporation of the SDGs in national policies and the activities of government and non-government sectors towards …

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Cyprus
Monitoring & review tools

National Voluntary Review 2017: Italy

Italy is actually engaged in integrating the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals to the economic, social and environmental programming, through drafting the “National Sustainable Development Strategy 2017/2030” (NSDS).

Following the 2030 Agenda, the Strategy shapes a new vision towards a circular, low-emission economy, resilient to climate impacts and to other global changes endangering local communities, …

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Italy
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