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Social and Solidarity Economy for the SDGs: Spotlight on the(...)

The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is currently implementing a project, whose purpose is to exami(...)

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UNDP

August 13 2018

Local experience

National School Competition for SDG's - Greece

The 1st Primary School Nea Ionia, Attica, Greece took part in the National School Competition for the 17 Global Sustaina(...)

Posted by Vasiliki Strataki,
1st Primary School Nea Ionia

June 17 2018

Local experience

We have a Goal! We spread the SDG's in our neighborhood and(...)

The 1st Primary School Nea Ionia, Attica, Greece has produced two interesting videos to raise awareness on the Sustainab(...)

Posted by Vasiliki Strataki,
1st Primary School Nea Ionia

June 13 2018

Local experience

The second phase of the project Localizing the SDGs in Brazi(...)

The second phase of the project "Strengthening the role of municipalities for the localization, and specifically for mon(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

May 23 2018

Local experience

Pará, Brazil, hosts a workshop on localizing the Sustainable(...)

The efforts to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Brazil continues advancing.   The 3-day Workshop to(...)

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UNDP

May 3 2018

Local experience

The 2030 Agenda in Colombia: tracking the progress in each d(...)

For the Government of Colombia, the 2030 Agenda poses a key opportunity to generate transformations and give political i(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 27 2018

Local experience

Athens, Greece has 17 additional goals. The 17 United Natio(...)

Since Monday 16 April 2018 and for the next four months, the  capital of Greece, has 17 additional goals. The 17 United(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

April 24 2018

Local experience

“Think Globally, Act Locally” Conference For Empowering Loca(...)

On Wednesday, heads of local governments from across Pakistan reiterated to bridge the gap between key nation Sustainabl(...)

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UNDP

April 17 2018

Local experience

The Lehendakari presents the Euskadi Basque Country 2030 Age(...)

The article It was published originally in   this page   by the Basque Government .   The Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu (...)

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UNDP

April 12 2018

Local experience

Seoul City Announces its plan to achieve the 2030 Sustainabl(...)

Many cities around the world are using the SDGs as drivers of change for a fairer and more equitable distribution of bot(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 10 2018

Local experience

Localization of the SDGs in Algeria: strengthening local cap(...)

In the framework of the #CapDEL Program, in preparation for the training of trainers that will take place in the months(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 29 2018

Local experience

Piloting Localizing the SDGs in Southern Africa and beyond!

Leaving no one behind - this overarching goal has special significance in South African cities. The challenge of African(...)

Posted by UCLG CGLU,
UCLG

March 19 2018

Local experience

Brazil steps up its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda

Source: Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil webpage On March 1, 2018, the Minister of the Secretari(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 14 2018

Local experience

Sensitization for the location of the ODS in Burgos

Fonte: The Courier of Burgos, Raúl G. The awareness campaigns of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are of ex(...)

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UNDP

March 9 2018

Local experience

Technical Secretariat of the SDGs of Costa Rica and UNDP sup(...)

  Municipality of Curridabat began the process of applying the "COMBOS" methodology The canton of Curridabat became th(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 7 2018

Local experience

Tracking the SDGs in Canadian Cities

In 2011, 81 per cent of Canadians lived in urban centres. Cities are the epicentres of arts and culture as well as hubs(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 5 2018

Local experience

Students in Nea Ionia, Greece have Goals: The 17 UN Goals(...)

I had the great pleasure to meet a few days ago a group of students of the 1st Elementary School of the city of Nea Ioni(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

March 2 2018

Local experience

Towards a more resilient future for Hawai’i: the SDGs lead o(...)

The Senate of the Hawai’i State (United States of America) has recently declared its commitment to the Sustainable Devel(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 13 2018

Local experience

How to implement the Sustainable Development Goals at the lo(...)

Porto-Novo, Benin

The following video illustrates all relevant aspects of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the local level in Ben(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 12 2018

Local experience

The Court of Auditors of São Paulo launches unit to implemen(...)

With the aim of monitoring the implementation of the SDGs, the Court of Auditors of the State of São Paulo (TCESP) launc(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 8 2018

Local experience

The Greek mayors support the 17 Sustainable Development Goa(...)

On the occasion of the annual meeting of the governing council of the Union of the Greek Municipalities (KEDE)  that too(...)

Posted by Dimitrios Fatouros ,
United Nations

January 31 2018

Local experience

First AChM’s Workshop on SDGs held in Viña del Mar, Chile

On 24 -25 of January, the “First Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” of the Chilean Association of Mun(...)

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UNDP

January 26 2018

Local experience

CNM calls Brazilian Municipalities to implement the SDGs

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) of Brazil launches the "Municipalities for Tomorrow - Together in the(...)

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UNDP

January 24 2018

Local experience

Lancement des rapports de localisation des ODD dans 4 provin(...)

Le Système des Nations Unies en RDC en général, et le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement en particulier,(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

January 22 2018

Local experience

Valencia, the Basque Country and Jalisco awarded with the II(...)

November 27-28, ORU Fogar’s Executive Bureau and General Assembly was held in the Basque Country , under the auspices of(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 10 2018

Local experience

Grupo Parlamentario por la Erradicación de la Pobreza y el C(...)

La iniciativa ODS Territorio Ecuador, ejecutada por la Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) en conjunto con Grupo FAR(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

January 9 2018

Local experience

SDGs Strategic Thinking National Group - Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

As part of the ODS Territorio Ecuador initiative, led by FFLA and Grupo FARO, the "SDGs Strategic Thinking National Grou(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

January 9 2018

Local experience

One Young World 2017: My Takeaways as a Delegate and Sustain(...)

I have been fortunate enough to attend various local and international summits in my life, but this is the first confere(...)

Posted by Salem Afeworki,
Value Sustainability

December 5 2017

Local experience

Athens Marathon – UNRIC cooperation for the UN@70 and SDGs p(...)

Following an initiative taken by the Greek MFA and UNRIC,  the Athens  Marathon  - The Authentic  (8 November 2015),  ha(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 9 2017

Local experience

One football match, 17 Goals scored

On Sunday, 30 April 2017, Greek football Club PAS GIANNINA 1966  joined forces with the United Nations to raise awarenes(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 9 2017

Local experience

Valencia concludes the first meeting of regions with the com(...)

The Ministry of Transparency, Social Responsibility, Participation and Cooperation has closed the First Meeting of Regi(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 6 2017

Local experience

UNDP Partners with the first SDGs Center in Indonesia

JAKARTA – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins forces with one of Indonesia’s leading universities, Unive(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 6 2017

Local experience

Building neighborhoods: starting from the local level, Madri(...)

Conscious about the essential role that the citizenship have in ensuring the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustaina(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 3 2017

Local experience

Sustainable Antioquia: A collective action path towards the(...)

If you are looking for an example of a multisectoral regional platform that actively works to locate the SDGs, Sustaina(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

November 3 2017

Local experience

Latin American and Caribbean municipalities trained to local(...)

In the framework of the 2nd Regional Forum of Local Economic Development, celebrated in Cochabamba, Bolivia last June 20(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 26 2017

Local experience

Global Goals Municipality Campaign in the Netherlands

VNG International launched a campaign revolving around the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The Global Goals Mu(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

October 12 2017

Local experience

The SDG Territory Ecuador project

The initiative ODS Territorio Ecuador contributes to the implementation of the SDGs through the generation of participat(...)

Posted by Mireya Villacís,
Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano

October 10 2017

Local experience

The Province of Napo in Ecuador initiates the process of pri(...)

As part of component 1 of the ODS Territorio Ecuador project on August 22 in the city of Tena, the first meeting of the(...)

Posted by Juan Herrera,
Grupo FARO

September 29 2017

Local experience

Flanders regional government reiterates its commitment towar(...)

To celebrate its decade long partnership with Malawi, the Government of the Belgian region of Flanders hosted on Septemb(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 15 2017

Local experience

SDG10: DALIT YOUTH & YOUTH WOMEN IN COMMUNITY RADIO: THE BEG(...)

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) strives for the following core interventions to contribute i(...)

Posted by AHM Bazlur,
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication

August 30 2017

Local experience

30 Scholarship to Liti Mahakal School

Peace for people has started “quality education for all” project of 2017 B.S. with the motive of scholarship distributio(...)

Posted by Santosh Bidari,
Peace for People ( MasterPeace Nepal )

August 2 2017

Local experience

Report highlights role of local and regional governments in(...)

The report, a contribution of UCLG to the Global Taskforce, was presented at the High Level Political Forum on Sustain(...)

Posted by UCLG CGLU,
UCLG

July 28 2017

Local experience

In Mâcon (France), from the heat network to the global energ(...)

The town of Mâcon (33,500 inhabitants, Saône-et-Loire, France) has set up a heating network associated with the constru(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

June 29 2017

Local experience

EL ESPACIO PÚBLICO EN ESTADO EXCEPCIONAL: EL CASO DE LAS BAR(...)

El presente artículo ofrece una aproximación en primera persona al fenómeno del levantamiento masivo de barricadas en la(...)

Posted by Jorge Diaz,
Consultor

June 9 2017

Local experience

Pontarlier (France) implements its global energy policy

The town of Pontarlier (17,413 inhabitants, Doubs, France) places great emphasis on controlling energy expenditure unde(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

June 8 2017

Local experience

Barcarena, Brazil includes SDGs in their planning mechanisms

The city of Barcarena (PA), aiming to be recognized as a sustainable city, is preparing its Pluriannual Investment Plan(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

June 2 2017

Local experience

Ecuador rewards the best ideas to spread the ODS

In a joint action, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (AEI(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

May 18 2017

Local experience

The Basque Government launches education strategy for social(...)

In conjunction with the provincial councils, municipalities and civil society, the Basque Government (GV) by the Basque(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 26 2017

Local experience

Argentina launches a new platform to connect businesses with(...)

In early 2017, the Argentine Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) has launched a new online platform ODS(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 19 2017

Local experience

CapDEL: Local Development and Participatory Democracy in 10(...)

A new cooperation project in Algeria between the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government, the European Union (EU)(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 19 2017

Local experience

Sao Paulo and the multidimensional implementation of the SDG(...)

Right after the presentation of the Sustainable Development Goals as a global agenda, the regional government of Sao Pau(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 12 2017

Local experience

Saumur (France) fight against fuel poverty

The Community Center for Social Action (CCAS) of the French town of Saumur (27 300 inhabitants) offers to accompany the(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

April 12 2017

Local experience

The Brazilian National Confederation of Municipalities will(...)

The Secretariat of Government (SEGOV) of the Presidency of the Republic of Brazil announced on Wednesday, April 5, the r(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 12 2017

Local experience

France strengthens its commitment to achieve a sustainable a(...)

Since ensuring good cooperation projects became the backbone for the achievement of a sustainable and inclusive local de(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

April 5 2017

Local experience

ALBI (FRANCE) AND FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AMBITION OF A GREEN(...)

Albi (French town of 49 531 inhabitants) was elected "city of biodiversity" because it has a food self-sufficiency proj(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

April 3 2017

Local experience

Navarra works at the location of the ODS

The community of Navarra in Spain is made up of 272 municipalities and more than 640 thousand inhabitants. Since 1998,(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

March 23 2017

Local experience

The city of Bayonne (France) chose the eco-solidarity water(...)

The City of Bayonne, France, decided to test the introduction of an eco-solidarity tariff of drinking water. She partic(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

March 23 2017

Local experience

Saint-Brieuc Agadez cooperation and for access to basic heal(...)

Bruno Joncour, Mayor of Saint-Brieuc, received in February 2017 in Paris one of the trophies awarded to reward municipa(...)

Posted by Jean-Sébastien SAUVOUREL,
Villes de France

March 7 2017

Local experience

Accountability Systems for Measuring, Monitoring and Reporti(...)

UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, has launched the “Accounta(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 7 2017

Local experience

German municipalities begin to localize the SDGs

Fifteen municipalities and the provincial (Land) government of North Rhine Westphalia in Germany are developing SDG(...)

Posted by Fabienne Perucca,
UN-Habitat

March 7 2017

Local experience

Flemish municipalities work towards integrating the SDGs in(...)

For the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG), the sustainable development goals are key for the futur(...)

Posted by Hanne Albers,
VVSG vzw

February 27 2017

Local experience

Thus co-we create in Medellin

The talent is scattered and out of organizational and governmental boundaries. Through social technologies can integrat(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 13 2017

Local experience

Suriname developed a Card Game on SDGs

In Suriname, the Ministry of Regional Development, with technical assistance of and funding from the UNDP, implements a(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

February 8 2017

Local experience

Outreach on the SDGs with High Schools in Ghana

In Ghana, the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was accompanied by the need for increased awareness and(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 30 2017

Local experience

Defining, agreeing and contrasting the basis of a White Pape(...)

The Basque Government since 2013 has promoted a process to define, agree and contrast the basis for a White Paper on De(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 27 2017

Local experience

City Partnership Program: Addressing Complex Development Cha(...)

At first sight, Yokohama and Toyama cities in Japan might not have much in common. Yet, they both represent models of su(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

January 27 2017

Local experience

Alôsnys, le village des saveurs et des savoirs, espace rêvé(...)

Alôsnys le village des saveurs et de savoirs est un projet porté au départ par un couple passionné des plantes, de jardi(...)

Posted by Aurore Gay,
Association Alôsnys-Par Nature

January 2 2017

Local experience

CNM shares its first-hand experience on localizing the SDGs(...)

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) in Brazil presented the project Localizing the Sustainable Developmen(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

December 12 2016

Local experience

We App Heroes

Citizens all over the globe will now be able to get together to advance local sustainability with the support of a new a(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 20 2016

Local experience

Bike 4 SDGs

Devoted to support Sustainable Development Goals and focusing on inclusion, environment, healthy lifestyle and partnersh(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

October 7 2016

Local experience

Localizing the SDGs in the municipalities of Brazil

This month marks the beginning of a partnership between the National Confederation of Municipalities of Brazil (CNM) and(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 28 2016

Local experience

A train brings the SDGs on tour through Belarus

The eight-day journey of the train "UN 70 Belarus Express for SDGs" has been a creative approach to the 2030 Agenda for(...)

Posted by Admin,
UNDP

September 28 2016

Local experience
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Symposium on Localising the SDGs and Realising Poverty Eradication

20th Aug - 21st Aug ,
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Organized by ASEAN, China, UNDP

Foundational Course on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

24th Sept - 26th Oct ,
Bonn, Germany
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Organized by United Nations System Staff College - Knowledge Centre for S(...)

9th annual Social Good Summit

23rd Sept - 29th Sept ,
New York, United States of America
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Organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Urban Strategists: Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development Goals

7th Aug - 10th Sept ,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Organized by Gobierno de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

ART 2030 New York

24th Sept - 28th Sept ,
New York, United States of America
Posted by Admin
Organized by ART-2030

NATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION 2018

3rd Sept - 7th Sept ,
Kano, Nigeria
Posted by Patrick Anucha
Organized by Society for Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Develo(...)

2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace

5th Nov - 8th Nov ,
Madrid, Spain
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Organized by Madrid

Distance Education course on the SDGs

18th Jul - 22nd Aug ,
Brasilia, Brazil
Posted by Admin
Organized by National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM)

67th DPI/NGO Conference: Finding Global Solutions for Global Problems

22nd Aug - 23rd Aug ,
New York, United States of America
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Organized by UN Department of Public Information and the NGO/DPI Executiv(...)

United Nations Summer Academy 2018

27th Aug - 31st Aug ,
Bonn, Germany
Posted by UNSSC KCSD
Organized by UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

Stream: ‘The Political Economy Of Development In Africa: Domesticating The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

11th Sept - 13th Sept ,
Birmingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Posted by Olumide Adisa
Organized by The African Studies Association of the United Kingdom (ASAUK(...)