Sustainable Development Goals A new sustainable development agenda Voices around the world are demanding leadership on poverty, inequality and climate change. To turn these demands into actions, world leaders will gather on 25 September,at the United Nations in New York to adopt the Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The OECD supports the United Nations in ensuring the success of the Agenda for Sustainable Development by bringing together its existing knowledge, and its unique tools and experience, including: In addition, OECD partnerships are creating synergies among private and public, domestic and international, and donor and developing country resources to provide countries with a strong support mechanism on which to build towards a better future.
Better Policies for Improving policy coherence The multi-dimensional nature of the SDGs requires linkages across policy areas.
The OECD addresses the multidimensional nature of diverse issues through a variety of horizontal projects and international initiatives.
Its Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development Framework helps to identify synergies and trade-offs among economic, social and environmental policy areas. The SDGs provide a solid foundation for supporting resilient societies, dealing with humanitarian emergencies, and reducing risks of instability and shocks — even in the most difficult places.
The OECD is helping countries to review their policies and approaches to working in challenging contexts to ensure they are fit for purpose.Guidance on Sustainability Impact Assessment, Annual Report on Sustainable Development Work in the OECD (PDF), Promoting Sustainable Consumption: Good Practices in OECD Countries (PDF), SIA is an approach for exploring the combined economic, environmental and social impacts of a range of proposed policies, programmes, strategies and action plans.
Sustainable development research in Zambia Despite the economic success of the mining industry in the recent past, a majority of Zambians continue to suffer extreme poverty.
As of December , about 67% of the population was said to be living on less than US$1 a day. 2 | P a g e The Zambia–United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework Preamble and Joint Declaration of Partnership Commitment Recognising the long-standing relations between the Government of the Republic of.
What are the Sustainable Development Goals?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
Zambia will scale-up implementation of integrated community case management of common diseases for women and children, to bring health services closer to families and communities to ensure prompt care and treatment.
nrg4SD is the only international network on sustainable development matters with worldwide presence and representing solely subnational governments.