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Sustainability under construction: Germany and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – An Overview

Based on the 17 SDGs, this shadow report formulates analyses, criticism and possible recommendations for action for 17 subject areas, from poverty in old age to German foreign policy (in Part II).
This is only the executive summary. The full report will be released in September 2017.

Published by CorA – Netzwerk für Unternehmensverantwortung, …

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Germany
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

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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UN
Policy papers

6th Scenario : Sustainable Europe for its citizens

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe have released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe.

Intended to influence the debate on the future direction of Europe, this alternative vision is endorsed by organisations representing a multitude of public interest issues, including labour rights, culture, development, environment, health, women’s rights, …

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EU
Policy papers

SDG Watch Europe input to the Reflection paper on EU finances

Even though the EU budget has changed a lot in the last decades, it still requires ambitious reform to enable it to be a positive driver of change, meet the expectations of the people for an ambitious future for Europe, and accordingly support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainability principles for the future …

Goal 17
EU
Policy papers

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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EU, UN
Policy papers

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

German Almanac of Sustainability: Initiatives and impressions on the social reality of sustainability

The German Council for Sustainable Development has published its 2017 Sustainability Almanac online. The almanac highlights specific projects and initiatives implemented by local authorities, government bodies and the private sector to demonstrate where the transformation towards a more ecological and caring society is already in full swing.

Source: German Council for Sustainable Development

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Germany
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