“These Goals seem very academic and complicated, so we tried to humanize the data and statistics so everyone could see themselves in the story. […] In my role as cultural provocateur, with this project I have tried to ignite a respectful debate about moral compass, and the importance of good leadership. Because here there’s no negativity,Continue reading “#2030WhatAreUDoing? SDG ambassador for the 2018 Lavazza Calendar”
Today, the prestigious Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation published my new piece on the role that the Sustainable Development Goals can play in changing the normative work of the United Nations to make it fit for the purpose of implementing the 2030 Agenda. I am honored to be featured by an organization which seeks to uphold theContinue reading “Can the 2030 Agenda change the norm?”
On 25 September 2015, Heads of State and Government from the 193 Member States of the United Nations gathered at the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York to adopt the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a “comprehensive, far-reaching and people-centred set of universal and transformative Goals and targets” which willContinue reading “The Sustainable Development Goals and international law: legal challenges to the achievement of ‘environmental’ Goals in the 2030 Agenda”
Last July 28th, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Youth Network announced #KnowYourGoals – a global campaign to bring awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to communities all over the world! In partnership with oikos and Project Everyone, #KnowYourGoals calls upon everyone – organisations and individuals – to host an event during the monthContinue reading “#KnowYourGoals – A Campaign for the SDGs”
After the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network unveiled its Action Agenda for Sustainable Development in June 2013, suggesting ten operational priorities for the post-2015 development agenda and proposing 10 goals (the so-called Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs) with 30 associated targets to replace the expiring Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) , intensive work has been conducted by the 12 ThematicContinue reading “Comments on Goal 9 of the UNSDSN draft report Indicators for SDGs”
Today is the second International Day of Forests and the Tree. Exactly one year ago I wrote this to celebrate forests and their role for sustainable development: http://goo.gl/d6ZKcS. You may also like to take a look at the page set up by FAO or read the message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.