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Project Tujenge: Solar-powered water purification

In 2022, the University of Pretoria's "Team Tujenge" earned second place in the international student competition “Universities for Goal 13” for their small-scale,…

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Social protection across countries

Despite the unprecedented worldwide expansion of social protection during the COVID-19 crisis, more than 4 billion people around the world remain entirely unprotected. This is a pivotal moment to…

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IsDB Business Model and Operational Result Areas

In this evolving development landscape, IsDB is aligning its business model with the changing needs of its clients. The essence of this new business model is to help member countries to achieve…

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Financing Models for the Sustainable Development Goals

The models that channel resources directly into SDG-advancing investments include green bonds, blended finance and impact investing. Green bonds are innovative climate finance instruments designed…

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Introducing Islamic Microfinance and Islamic Crowdfunding

From an Islamic perspective, human beings are not the real owners of wealth or resources, but their role is that of a trustee, appointed by the creator. Therefore, humans are obliged to use resources…

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The Higher Ethical Objectives of Islamic Finance

The higher ethical objectives of Islamic finance can be summarized as sustaining and developing the value of human life, the human self, society and the physical environment. These ethical…

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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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Make use of behaviour change theories

Behaviour change theories help us prioritise which drivers of behaviour to explore in our target audience, with regard to our target behaviour. These theories can also help us predict the impact of…

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Reducing recycling contamination

The following video features the Waste and Circular Economy Collaboration - a collaboration between BehaviourWorks Australia and its partners. The project aims to explore and better understand how…

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Sustainable Management of Fisheries

This chapter deals with economic solutions to the global over-fishing problem. The fundamental problem of marine fisheries from an economic point of view is that there is a price for fish on land, so…

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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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Introduction to Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts

Welcome to Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts. This video playlist will cover the challenges governments face in negotiating strong contracts, and strategies that…

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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs

In September 2015, Heads of State and Government agreed to set the world on a path towards sustainable development through the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At the core of…

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Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security - Trailer

Freshwater scarcity, stress, and crisis are increasing worldwide. More than a billion people live in water-scarce regions, and 3.5 billion could experience water scarcity by 2025. These pressures…

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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…

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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…

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