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In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women, especially indigenous, are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence – roughly 50% of female activists murdered for defending land and environmental rights.  


Think globally, act locally

The Small Grants Programme supports strengthening the Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas, reviving and promoting traditional knowledge.  


Finance, partnerships and innovation: Large ocean states pave the way to the 2030 Agenda

In the recent special report of the IPCC, it was projected that the vulnerabilities of SIDS would be significantly exacerbated by a warmer climate of 1.5 ° C  


5 lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean on the 2030 Agenda

The complex problems of the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean—the eradication of extreme poverty, the reduction of emissions to achieve the 1.5 degree Celsius goal, the transformation of…  


In Brazil, businesses embrace the SDGs and scale up good practices

Fifteen years ago, the Global Compact—a UN-backed network to commit businesses to sustainability—kicked off in Brazil, seeking to engage the private sector in a global development agenda. For the past…  


Implementing the 2030 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean

There are reasons to create a new narrative about development in the region based on efforts to protect social achievements and build ecologically sustainable economies  


Dominica: Striving Towards Climate Resilience

The Prime Minister of Dominica described living through the 2017 hurricane season as being on the frontline in war against climate change and has committed to making Dominica a climate resilient…  


The fourth sector: Can business unusual deliver on the SDGs?

The main reason why the SDGs were created and sustainable/inclusive development have become such important global priorities is that business-as-usual doesn’t work anymore and is taking us to the…  


The SDGs are in review: how is the Dominican Republic doing?

July 17 marked a historic date for the Dominican Republic: the country presented its first national voluntary review, along with 45 other countries that also submitted reports. Why is this review…  


The Road Towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Curaçao

With the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, Curaçao became a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The island has a population of just over 160 thousand on 444 km2.…  

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