In September 2015, States formally adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their accompanying 169 targets, as enshrined in The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Continue Reading
In early 2014, USAID/Nigeria invited the Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) to conduct a cross-sectoral conflict assessment focusing on USAID programs and the risk of violence during the 2015 presidential elections.
This document is designed as a reference guide for UN Country Teams (UNCTs), under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinators, that wish to support Member States and national stakeholders in adapting The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to national contexts (“mainstreaming”) while protecting its integrity. As such, this guide does not seek to be either prescriptive or exclusive, but rather to spark thinking by UNCTs on how they may wish to proceed. Continue Reading
Poverty, hunger, starvation and diseases were the major challenges facing the developing nations while the developed economies seemed to be enjoying the benefits of development including human rights, democracy, and good governance. Continue Reading
Felix Dodds is a Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute and a Senior Affiliate of the Water Institue at the University of North Carolina and an Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute. He was the co-director of the 2014 Nexus Conference on Water, Food, Energy and Climate. Continue Reading