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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

Organizations relating to Sustainable Development

IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
Agence internationale pour le développement durable et l'économie sociale / Paris, France / Est. 2005
Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism / Coral Gables FL, USA / Est. 1997
International Model Forest Network / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1994
Global Ecovillage Network - Europe / Beetzendorf, Germany / Est. 1995
TransWorld Development Initiatives / Brentwood MD, USA
NGO Committee on Sustainable Development, Vienna / Est. 1994
Latin American Working Group / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1983
Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry for International Environmental Rehabilitation / Maasmechelen, Belgium
Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Saiga Antelope - Saiga Tatarica Tatarica / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2005
Global Action Plan International / London, UK / Est. 1989
David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability / Glasgow, UK / Est. 1973
AGRECOL Afrique: Networking and Information Centre for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 2001
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
Global e-Sustainability Initiative / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Rinoceros / Paris, France / Est. 2002
Environmental Partnership for Sustainable Development / Brno, Czech Rep / Est. 1991
Stockholm Environment Institute / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1989
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
European Partners for the Environment / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development / Panama, Panama / Est. 1982
International Centre for Coastal Resources Research / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
Opportunities Industrialization Centers International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1964
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2004

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World Problems relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Overexploitation of underground water resources
Unsustainable economic development
Unsustainable energy consumption
Unsustainable short-term improvements in agricultural productivity
Unsustainable development of coastal zones
Inadequate integrated freshwater management
Burden of servicing foreign public debt
Government budget deficits
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Natural environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Unsustainable agricultural development
Unsustainable population levels
Taxation deductions promoting unsustainable development
Increasing unsustainability of global development
Defective land use planning
Overpopulation of shipping vessels
Excessive consumption of resources in industrialized countries
Unsustainable livelihoods
Inadequate watershed management
Environmental impacts from mining
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Degradation of mountain environment by leisure activities
Copyright barriers to transfer of knowledge

Action Strategies relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing international sustainable energy policy
Reorienting education towards sustainable development
Measuring sustainability
Ensuring national economic policies support sustainable development
Sharing information technology for sustainable development
Planning development of natural resources
Promoting open trade for sustainable development
Developing sustainable economic systems
Promoting sustainable energy consumption
Ensuring sustainable agricultural development
Researching water resources for sustainable development
Building capacity for sustainable development
Elaborating general principles and obligations of states with respect to sustainable development
Ensuring sustainable industrial development
Incorporating sustainable development indicators in international reports and databases
Strengthening institutional capacity to implement sustainable development plans
Developing international environmental law
Implementing sustainable strategies through local planning
Promoting regional agricultural systems
Ensuring sustainable personal consumption
Improving access to sustainable development information
Creating environmentally sound trading practices
Conducting sustainability impact assessments of world trade agreements
Expanding environmental management education and training
Managing databases on biodiversity

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