Revitalizing the institutional framework for global sustainability: Key Insights from social science research
The Earth System Governance Project is glad to release its new comprehensive Policy Brief Transforming Governance and Institutions for a Planet under Pressure. Revitalizing the Institutional Framework for Global Sustainability.
The 22-member Panel, established by the Secretary-General in August 2010 to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable development and low-carbon prosperity, was co-chaired by Finnish President Tarja Halonen and South African President Jacob Zuma. The Panel's final report, "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing", contains 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and to mainstream it into economic policy as quickly as possible.
The 64th Annual United Nations DPI NGO conference, which took place in Bonn 3 -5 September, 2011 has produced a declaration entitled "Sustainable Societies: Responsive Citizens".
The first version of the Rio+20 zero draft document has been published by the UNCSD.
The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has released its 12th Policy Brief document, in which it calls for a global New Deal to revive the world’s economies in a socially and ecologically sustainable manner.
The world faces important decisions on how we generate energy and manage our natural assets—choices with implications that will reverberate for generations to come. Against a backdrop of a rising global population and unceasing pressure on the natural environment, this 2011 edition of the World Economic and Social Survey can guide our collective efforts to achieve a much-needed technological transformation to a greener, cleaner global economy.
The Co-Chairs' of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Second Preparatory Committee Meeting, have published a Summary Report, detailing their conclusions from the event which took place at the UN Headquarters in New York on 7-8 March, 2011.