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The Sustainable Development Goals

On September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly set 17 new goals, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) representing a set of global expectations to be achieved by 2030. Relative…

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Transitioning from the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were launched in 2000 to address global development concerns in a comprehensive structure. They made a significant contribution to global development in areas…

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Intangible cultural heritage and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This chapter discusses the interdependence between the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development. The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural…

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Introducing SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

SDG 16 seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. The…

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Introducing SDG 15: Life on land

Terrestrial ecosystems are all ecosystems on land. Human activities have many adverse effects on terrestrial ecosystems. We are cutting down forests, contributing to desertification, and massively…

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Introducing SDG 14: Life below water

Human activities have many adverse effects on marine ecosystems, including increased ocean acidification, destruction of coral reefs, and depletion of fish stocks. SDG 14 includes targets to, among…

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Introducing SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

SDG 11 is entitled Sustainable cities and communities. Half of humanity currently lives in cities. The amount of city dwellers is expected to continue to grow, both in absolute numbers and in…

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Introducing SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

In this video, Professor Emeritus Jeff Hearn and Professor Niklas Bruun from Hanken School of Economics tell you more about SDG 8. You will learn about different types of work, paid and unpaid work.…

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Introducing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to…

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Introducing SDG 5: Gender equality

SDG 5 focuses on gender equality. It is particularly driven to empower women and girls, as well as to address the discrimination and unequal treatment they face in various societies. In the following…

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Introducing SDG 3: Good health and well-being

Different challenges related to health and well-being, as well as health-related inequalities are prevalent in all nations and regions. SDG 3 focuses on issues ranging from narcotic drug abuse and…

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Introducing SDG 2: Zero hunger

Around 11% of the world’s population is undernourished. SDG 2 aims to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030. Ensuring access to nutritious and sufficient food for all people globally…

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Introducing SDG 1: No poverty

Around 10% of the world’s population still lives in extreme poverty, with the majority of the people living in extreme poverty living in sub-Saharan Africa. SDG 1 aims to eradicate extreme…

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¿Que entendemos por desarrollo sostenible?

En este capítulo, María Cortés Puch introduce el desarollo sostenible y los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible. Puch afirma que tenemos una responsabilidad compartida a…

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Cátedra nuestro futuro

Este vídeo es la última lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más…

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Agricultura y océanos

Este vídeo es la quinta lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más aquí:…

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