A Global Digital Dashboard for Sustainable Development Data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030

  by Milton Ponson, President,  Rainbow Warriors Core Foundation, (Rainbow Warriors International), Aruba, Dutch Caribbean – Twitter: @RWIGlobal   Sustainable development to which we dedicate ourselves through our non-profits in Together 2030,was first defined in detail by the United Nations in Agenda 21, one of the key outcome documents at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held… Continue reading A Global Digital Dashboard for Sustainable Development Data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030

Agenda 2030- a progressive Agenda to revitalise Europe?

by Deirdre De Burca Civil society had high expectations of the European Union when it came to SDG implementation. The EU had played an important role in the UN-level negotiations on the new global agenda. Its contribution to these negotiations were to a large extent informed by the effective advocacy of members of the civil… Continue reading Agenda 2030- a progressive Agenda to revitalise Europe?

The 2030 Agenda in Indonesia: Let’s Step Forward Together, Youth

By Steve Harrison, Inspirator Muda Nusantara. Twitter: @steve_harison and @muda_nusantara Hello, globe! We are Inspirator Muda Nusantara, a youth community organization based in Bandung, Indonesia, established in 2013. In 2014, we signed the Global Partnership for Youth (GPY), an initiative under the UN Youth Envoy with the goal of increasing youth engagement in many issues at various… Continue reading The 2030 Agenda in Indonesia: Let’s Step Forward Together, Youth

Recommendations for Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  by Alix Charles, Berkeley, CA Worldwide, CSR funding is a multi-billion-dollar pool of potential support for community-based organizations around the world who play a critical role in the implementation of the SDGs. Corporate social responsibility goes beyond the responsible management of corporate activities, and seeks to positively impact society at large, or the communities… Continue reading Recommendations for Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Tyranny of Poverty

by Cristina Diez. Twitter: @ALifeInDignity The second session of the high-level political forum (HLPF) to take place after the adoption of Agenda 2030 will be hosted in New York in July 2017 and will focus on the issues: “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. The first two words of this theme are especially… Continue reading The Tyranny of Poverty

The SDGs: Powerful Promises for Girls

By Leslie Archambeault and Amanda Lundy Evidence has proven time and again that girls have enormous potential to contribute to sustainable development, and that their involvement is a prerequisite to its achievement. Despite this, girls remain one of the most marginalized populations in the world, facing the double discrimination of being both young and female. Girls who… Continue reading The SDGs: Powerful Promises for Girls

SDG Implementation likely to have challenges, contrary to what is said in Forums

By Luke Kapchanga, Director, Emonyo Yefwe International, @mobile3xx2 After becoming a member of the Together 2030, I thought it a beneficial space in terms of understanding the advocacy work at the global level. Towards that goal, I joined the Global Advocacy Working Group, which enabled me to participate in and contribute to the deliverables of the… Continue reading SDG Implementation likely to have challenges, contrary to what is said in Forums