New from Bristol University press Global Social Challenges Journal, a non-profit, open access publication with a mission to address urgent global social issues across disciplines, fields and geographies. It will publish on 16 themes which are connected to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Launched recently by the Afrobarometer public opinion polls, the scorecard series allows African citizens in individual nations to score their own country on how well they think it is doing in terms of sustainable development goals. These can then be compared with the official progress reports on the UN website.
On 14 April 2021, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Secretary-General’s Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance launched the ‘SDG Investor Platform,’ an innovative tool to facilitate private sector investments that contribute to furthering the Sustainable Development Goals. It provides case studies by country and sector and information about investment opportunities by country, […]
A global knowledge platform on Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFF), jointly developed by DESA/FSDO, UNDP and the European Commission. An integrated national financing framework (INFF) helps countries strengthen planning processes and overcome country level barriers to financing sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to help bridge the gap between national development plans and the […]
The United Nations University has launched its Sustainable Development Explorer. This provides access to a growing collection of its research commentary and multimedia related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015. These include poverty, environment and peace.
The United Nations have created a special board game (based on Snakes and Ladders) to teach children about 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Go-Goals!’ SDG board game needs to be printed but is easy to play and looks fun. Originally intended for those aged 8-10 it is a good example of a teaching tool. Dutch, […]