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10 Years of SDSN!

Sustainable Development Solutions Network SDSN is celebrating 10 years!   Join us in reflecting on the past decade of education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation for the SDGs with a blog post from SDSN’s President, Jeffrey Sachs, along with John Thwaites, Co-Chair of our Leadership Council and Networks Strategy Council. Read it here 

Press Release: Workshop on Ancient Wisdom for Modern Challenges & Official Launch SDSN Global Climate Hub

The Workshop on Ancient Wisdom for Modern Challenges took place in July 6-8, 2022, in Athens, Greece. International scholars of philosophy, policy science, behavioral science, and other interdisciplinary fields, met at the famed Academy of Athens to explore how ancient philosophy can inform our modern understanding of ethics and well-being, and thereby help to address some of the world’s most …

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Launch of the SDSN Global Climate Hub

SDSN Global Climate Hub was launched on the 6th of July, in a pre-COP27 event that took place at the Academy of Athens . The SDSN Global Climate Hub was announced by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Maria Cortes-Puch, Vice President of SDSN. The Chair of the SDSN Global Climate Hub will …

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Sing the Statement by members of UN SDSN on the war in Ukraine

Members of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Members of the SDSN Community have written a statement calling for urgent and intensified diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine. Diplomacy under the UN Charter is the only path to peace. The statement conveys the belief that Russia and Ukraine could and should reach a …

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Έκθεση «Κλιματική Αλλαγή και Εμείς» στο Μουσείο Γουλανδρή Φυσικής Ιστορίας

Το Μουσείο Γουλανδρή Φυσικής Ιστορίας δημιούργησε την Πρώτη Διαδραστική Έκθεση για την Κλιματική Αλλαγή με τίτλο «Κλιματική Αλλαγή και Εμείς» με σκοπό οι επισκέπτες να αντιληφθούν τις συνέπειές της, τον βαθμό στον οποίο μας επηρεάζουν, αλλά και τον τρόπο που ο καθένας ξεχωριστά μπορεί να βοηθήσει. Η έκθεση άνοιξε την Παρασκευή 1 Απριλίου 2022 και αποτελείται από 17 …

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World Happiness Report 2022

The World Happiness Report 2022 is out!  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Happiness Report, which uses global survey data to report on how people evaluate their own lives in more than 150 countries around the world. The interest in happiness is, of course, global. The World Happiness Report reached more than 9 …

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Science and Ethics for Happiness and Well-being (SEH) Initiative

Science and Ethics for Happiness and Well-being (SEH) Project. SEH is an initiative hosted and managed by Monsignor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences, in partnership with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), and Columbia University. Prof. Phoebe Koundouri is an invited member. Monsignor Sorondo, Jeffrey Sachs, …

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Reviving the MCCI initiative

SDSN Greece has a central role to play in the implementation of the Mediterranean UN SDSN. In this direction, the Greek hub aims to revive the Mediterranean Climate Change Initiative (MCCI). The MCCI initiative was envisaged as both an autonomous Mediterranean political initiative aiming at strengthening international and regional agreements through common policy positions and …

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2021 SDSN Networks in Action Report

Networks in Action report presents unique global network of problem solvers and their contributions to addressing the world’s most pressing problems. This year’s edition features a specific focus on the impact our networks have had in the world – from their efforts to localize the SDGs in their countries, engage with knowledge institutions and youth, improve …

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Global Roundtable for Sustainable Shipping and Ports – Join the Solution

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Shipping and Ports was launched at the COP25 in December 2019 in Madid, Spain. This initiative aims at bringing together researchers and technology developers, shipbuilders, shipowners, ports, policymakers and politicians, from around the globe, to work on technological and policy innovations seeking net-zero emissions in the maritime sector by 2050. The Initiative will be …

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Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean – 2020 Report

Launching event of Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean – 2020 Report. The online presentation and debate jointly organized by SDSN Mediterranean and Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena, will be held on November 12, at 15.15 (CET). The event, with the participation of the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean Ambassador Nasser Kamel, will host the key-note speech by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, leader of …

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SDSN NETWORKS IN ACTION 2020

In 2015, 193 countries adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity, for people and the planet. The transformation that is needed to make this vision a reality is enormous in scale and complex. Universities are well-positioned to support this transition. They develop new technologies, business models, and governance …

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World Happiness Report 2020

On 20 March, SDSN released the World Happiness Report 2020 through the first installment of the new Tracking National Progress Webinar series. The webinar highlighted how the report can serve as a learning tool to navigate happiness amidst the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Authors also described lessons from top-ranked countries and cities in the report. A recording is available here. Original location 

SDG Academy 2020 Annual Report

It is with great pride that the SDG Academy debuts its first Annual Report. The 2020 Report reviews highlights from the past six years, dives deep into the SDG Academy’s work this past year, and previews some exciting plans for the future. Who is the typical SDG Academy learner? How do we create our content? …

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Getting started with the SDGs in Universities (SDSN Australia, New Zealand & Pacific)

The United Nations’ Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is one of the most ambitious and important global agreements in recent history. The agenda, with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its core, is a guide to tackling the world’s most pressing challenges – including ending poverty and bringing economic prosperity, social inclusion, …

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COVID-19 publications

P U B L I C A T I O N S Combatting the Rise in Data Politics, blog, Rebecca Gorin (SDSN TReNDS), August 4, 2020 Readiness of Small Energy Markets and Electric Power Grids to Global Health Crises: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic, article, Yoash Levron, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, SDSN member, …

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