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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

From  SDG Academy on 19 June, 2020 0 likes 581 plays 0  

The Importance of Goal-Setting | Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Professor Jeffrey Sachs share a stimulating conversation about the importance of goal setting, partnerships, and developing ourselves as…

From  SDG Academy on 19 March, 2020 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Leading in a Complex World | Gro Harlem Brundtland

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway’s first woman Prime Minister, Chair of the Brundtland Commission, and former Director-General of the World Health Organization, shares her personal journey…

From  SDG Academy on 19 March, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Major UN Covenants and Declarations

Civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights - The human rights approach has compelled individuals, activists, governments, and multilateral organizations around the world and been worked…

From  SDG Academy on 27 August, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

UN-Habitat and International Development and Financing Agencies

This video is part of Module 9: Who can enable and implement this change? Habitat 3, financing agencies

From  SDG Academy on 23 August, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

A Brief History of the SDGs

This chapter presents the origins of the SDGs, how they arose and why? The chapter conveys the core idea that clear goal-setting is essential for progress and examines the process through which the…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 372 plays 0  

Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals

The post-2015 agenda for sustainable development for the first time has agriculture play a significant role. Sustainable development can be traced to sustainable forest management in Europe in the…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 41 plays 0  

UN Security Council Tools for Addressing Resource Conflicts

What is the role of the UN Security Council in addressing resource-driven conflicts, as well as the environmental dimensions of other conflicts? This chapter provides an overview of how the UN…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Problem-Solving Versus Negotiating

This chapter discusses the nature of the negotiations process of the 193 governments that are party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which is to move all parties to Pareto improving…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Efficiency and Fairness

This lecture discusses the concept of negotiation, specifically among the largest emitting parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. What is the nature of bargaining, the problems,…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

The UNFCCC

This chapter is about the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). For 200 years scientists have been telling is that if we cage the atmosphere chemistry a lot by burning fossil fuels we…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Equalizing the Encounter-Free Prior Informed Consent

Free prior and informed consent (FPIC) is a self-determination-based Collective Right of Indigenous peoples to give or withhold their consent to activities or measures impacting on their lands,…

From  SDG Academy on 7 August, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Advancements in Women's Rights

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

From  SDG Academy on 7 August, 2019 0 likes 53 plays 0  

United Nations: Vision and Institutions

On April 25, 1945, delegates representing more than 80% of humanity met in San Francisco to sign the United Nations Charter that said that the maintenance of international peace and security is…

From  SDG Academy on 7 August, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0