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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action
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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action

2015-07

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the centrepiece of a new global agreement on what society seeks to become over the next fifteen years. This agreement envisages a world free from poverty and deprivation, and where the fundamental conditions for human prosperity—healthy ecosystems, a stable climate, and a clean environment—are safely maintained. However, the SDGs do not offer a plan for how to achieve such laudable objectives. This book joins a timely discussion on how the SDGs can be implemented. It deals with how the globally agreed goals can be adapted to national and local circumstances, and what actions can pave the way for achieving them. More specifically, the book focuses on how reforms in governance—the way in which authority is exercised and decisions are taken and executed—can bring the SDG agenda into action.

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Executive Summary(EN)
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6064

Executive Summary(JP)
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6065

Chapter 1:
Governing the Sustainable Development Goals: Closing the gap between aspiration and action
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6066

Chapter 2:
How governance affected progress on the Millennium Development Goals: A quantitative analysis
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6067

Chapter 3:
Trends in the international sustainable development policy discourse: Compliance, collaboration or both?
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6068

Chapter4:
Accountability for financing the Post-2015 agenda: Lessons from earlier agreements
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6069

Chapter 5:
The role of education in the sustainable development agenda: Empowering a learning society for sustainability through quality education
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6070

Chapter 6:
The role of water security in achieving the SDGs: Realising synergies, balancing trade-offs
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6071

Chapter 7:
How the sustainable development goals can complement existing legal instruments: The case of biodiversity and forests
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6072

Chapter 8:
Achieving the multiple benefits of a sustainable development goal for energy
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6073

Chapter 9:
Conclusions: Bringing the agenda into action
http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=6074

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ISBN978-4-88788-189-1