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Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

New SDSN Resource - Accelerating Education for the SDGs in Universities, Colleges and Higher Education Institutions

Sustainable Development Report 2020


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ARCGIS Story Map Competition


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Developing Transformational Partnerships

Developing transformational partnerships to catalyze SDGs implementation

The UN Global Sustainable Development Goals Report 2019

New York, 11 September— The Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 was released in September 2019 at the UN General Assembly. Achieving human well-being and eradicating poverty for all of the Earth’s people—expected to number eight and a half billion by 2030—is still possible, but only if there is a fundamental—and urgent—change in the relationship between people and nature, and a significant reduction in social and gender inequalities between and inside countries. Click here to download a presentation of the key messages.

Mind Matters More Than Money

Boosting Cognitive Competences for Sustainable Development through Science and Education


The Duke of Edinburgh’s Emerging Leaders’ Dialogues Canada (ELD) has developed a highly regarded leadership program that focuses on real world experiences, creates dialogue and builds the emotional and intellectual capacity of leaders. 

UN High Level Political Forum 2018

Dr David Smith, Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development and Director of the Centre for Environmental Management was one of the key presenters at the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) High Level Political Forum earlier this month.

2018 Global Index and Dashboard Online

Caribbean countries can now track their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG Index and Dashboards report seeks to help in achieving the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development, forging a more resilient and sustainable path towards development.