Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs
The twin challenges of building pathways to sustainable development and achieving gender equality have never been more pressing. As the world moves towards the post-2015 development agenda, the present World Survey not only shows why each challenge is so important, but also why both challenges must be addressed together, in ways that fully realize the … Continue reading Gender equality and sustainable development.
A toolkit that aims to help civil society organisations influence Agenda 2030 including the design and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. The kit includes education on Agenda 2030, where to look for opportunities for influence, a guide to using media, tools, tips, case studies and worksheets. Available in English, Français, Español and Português. Access … Continue reading Advocacy Toolkit and Media Guide: Sustainable Development
"As independent institutions of accountability mandated to ensure international commitments are upheld domestically, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) will undoubtedly have a role to play in promoting and protecting human rights in the context of the SDGs. This Briefing Paper focuses on the distinct contributions that NHRIs can make to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. … Continue reading REALIZING RIGHTS THROUGH THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: THE ROLE OF NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS – The Danish Institute for Human Rights
The united nations institute for training and research has reopened a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) available on Agenda 2030: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World. Following the completion of the course, participants will be able to Define the key reasons behind the convergence between MDGs and sustainable development tracks; Explain the difference between … Continue reading Course: Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a Sustainable World – UNITAR
In September 2015, Member States of the United Nations adopted a plan for achieving a better future for all – Agenda 2030: a 15 year plan to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet. Preamble "This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to … Continue reading Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development