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Reforming Europe towards Sustainability

The present paper identifies three conditions for making progress: the recognition of well-being, rather than growth in GDP, as an overall objective; achieving sustainable lifestyles; and reforming governance to better serve the goal of sustainable development. Specific proposals under the latter heading include reform of the Commission’s REFIT and impact assessment processes, creation of a …

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EU
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Budapest water summit 2016: messages and policy recommendations

The messages and Policy Recommendations of the Budapest Water Summit 2016 were gathered in this document.

Regarding the five high level messages it was highlighted water is not only the most critical natural asset, but also is an enabler and an inter-connector. At the same time the document stresses that the increased water-related vulnerability and …

Goal 06
UN
Policy papers

Poland Case Study- Analysis of National Strategies for Sustainable Development

The “Sustainable Development Strategy for Poland up to 2025” (Polska 2025) is the main framework, elaborated by the Polish Government. It is a multidimensional strategy and the focal point for other plans, programmes and strategies. Due to its longterm perspective, sustainable development is perceived of as a process that allows for a gradual balancing of …

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Poland
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Mainstreaming sustainable development – The Government’s vision and what this means in practice

This refreshed vision and our commitments build on the principles that underpinned the UK’s 2005 SD strategy, by recognising the needs of the economy, society and the natural environment, alongside the use of good governance and sound science. Sustainable development recognises that the three ‘pillars’ of the economy, society and the environment are interconnected. The …

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United Kingdom
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Integrating SDGs into national SD policy frameworks and governance structures

The aim of this case study is to briefly outline the international background of SDGs and, consequently, to highlight its importance at the national level. The ESDN Office decided to take a closer look at four countries (Belgium, Germany, Latvia and Slovenia) in order to find out what SDGs related activities have been undertaken so …

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Belgium, Germany, Latvia, Slovenia
Policy papers

Delivering on the environmental dimensions of the 2030 Agenda- Update by the UN Environment Management Group

United Nations Environment Assembly Resolution 2/5 “Delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” requested, inter-alia, the Executive Director of UN Environment to report to the Assembly at its next session on progress in implementation of the System-Wide Framework of Strategies on the Environment (SWFS ) and the report on maximizing effectiveness of the Environment …

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UN
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