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Organizations relating to Sustainable Development

International Development Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1960
Global Renewable Fuels Alliance / Est. 2009
Southern African Institute for Environmental Assessment / Windhoek, Namibia
International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 2012
Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency / Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency / St Michael, Barbados
East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 2016
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture / Rome, Italy / Est. 1983
African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development / Niamey, Niger / Est. 1987
UNU Institute for Natural Resources in Africa / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1986
Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1996
International Center for Peace and Development / Napa CA, USA / Est. 1989
Inter-American Council for Integral Development / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1996
South Centre / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1990
UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1995
Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1994
United Nations Sustainable Development Group / New York NY, USA / Est. 1997
European Crisis Management Academy / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 2000
Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization / Beijing, China / Est. 2002
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction / New York NY, USA / Est. 1960
UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1961
Caspian Environment Programme / Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan / Est. 1998
SEED / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2002
CIVITAS / Szentendre, Hungary / Est. 2002
PVC4Pipes / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2003
ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency / Praia, Cape Verde / Est. 2008
Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 2010
Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2010
European Forest Institute Mediterranean Facility / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2007
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
Resilience Alliance / Wolfville NS, Canada / Est. 1999
South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme / Colombo, Sri Lanka / Est. 1982
Climate Action Network / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1989
Network of International Science and Technology Centers / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1994
AfriMAB Network / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Congo Basin Forest Partnership / Est. 2002
infoDev / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1995
International Renewable Energy Alliance / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2004
Counterpart International / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1965
Caribbean Energy Information System / Kingston, Jamaica
Foundation for Sustainable Food Security in Central West Africa / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso / Est. 1992
Great Transition Initiative / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 2003
Integrated Spatial Potential Initiative for Renewables in Europe / Didcot, UK
Fondation pour l'économie et le développement durable des régions d'Europe / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1996
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2004
Fundación para el Desarrollo Sostenible en América Latina / Est. 1984
Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation / London, UK / Est. 1971
Inter-Islamic Network on Renewable Energy Sources / Est. 1987

View all profiles (1368 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

Action Strategies relating to Sustainable Development

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Ensuring sustainable development of energy resources
Promoting sustainable energy consumption
Researching water resources for sustainable development
Planning development of natural resources
Managing data base on biodiversity
Ensuring environmentally responsible production
Maintaining database on plants
Developing broad environmental education
Identifying benefits of biodiversity conservation
Promoting sustainability through cross-sectoral dialogue
Improving access to sustainable development information
Expanding sustainable development education
Expanding trade union participation in sustainable development
Making trade and environment mutually supportive
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Applying culture-based knowledge systems
Creating appropriate transport systems
Applying science sustainably
Developing sustainable population policy
Strengthening capacity to build demographic factors into national sustainable development policies
Strengthening institutions responsible for population and sustainable development research
Living sustainable lifestyles
Developing national strategies for sustainability
Developing sustainable development policy
Developing eco-tourism business strategies for biodiversity conservation

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