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Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson, The Ministry for the Future

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and bestselling science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson for a thought provoking conversation on Robinson’s recent novels The Ministry for the Future and New…

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The SDG Index: Technical Training

In this technical training, SDG Index Manager Guillaume Lafortune takes you step-by-step through the methodology behind the construction of the SDG Index and Dashboards. This video is licensed under…

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The SDG Index: An Overview

In this video, Dr. Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director of the SDSN, introduces the SDG Index and Dashboards, reviewing its history and development since 2015, and the unique role it plays in…

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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…

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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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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…

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UN-Habitat and International Development and Financing Agencies

This video is part of Module 9: Who can enable and implement this change? International organizations like UN-Habitat are at the forefront of creating sustainable changes based on their insight of…

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Human rights and the extractive industries

In this chapter, Deanna Kemp talks about human rights and key international frameworks on business and human rights, as well as the challenges associated with operationalizing the corporate…

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What is Globalization?

This chapter focuses on globalization and the interconnection of the evolving world economy. Globalization is a multi-dimensional process of goods and services, financial flows, information, ideas…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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