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PRINCIPIOS DE KAMPALA

Effective Co-operation - 16. Oktober 2019 - 19:49
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LES PRINCIPES DE KAMPALA

Effective Co-operation - 16. Oktober 2019 - 19:49
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Kathryn Kaufman, OPIC

Devex - 16. Oktober 2019 - 15:27
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Tag 2 der Verhandlungen für ein UN-Abkommen für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte - Bericht

Global Policy Forum - 16. Oktober 2019 - 10:31

Während sich die Bundesregierung weiter dahinter versteckt, dass die Frage des EU-Verhandlungsmandats noch nicht geklärt ist und man sich nur im Block mit der EU äußern werde, war der zweite Verhandlungstag durch Beiträge von Spanien und Frankreich geprägt, für die diese Beschränkungen anscheinend nicht gelten. Inhaltlich ging es am zweiten Tag um die wichtigen Themen des Anwendungsbereiches eines zukünftigen Abkommens, die Frage, welche Rechte Betroffene von wirtschaftsbezogenen Menschenrechtsverletzungen haben und welche Maßnahmen Staaten als auch Unternehmen ergreifen müssen, um Schäden zu verhindern. Es zeigte sich erneut, dass Staaten, die auf nationaler Ebene ihre Verantwortung wahrnehmen und Unternehmen zur Beachtung menschenrechtlicher Sorgfalt verpflichten, auch auf internationaler Ebene voranschreiten.

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From ‘if’, through ‘how’, to ‘by whom’ in empowering locally-rooted CSOs

INCLUDE Platform - 16. Oktober 2019 - 9:30

Supporting grassroots movements is often praised as both an inclusive process and an inclusive outcome. This recognizes the importance of local agency and can be a catalyst for social change. Many policymakers, including the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, acknowledge the importance of supporting grassroots civil society organizations and make efforts to empower these strategic actors. However, research on the issue shows that a lot can be improved. The main question is not what can be improved, but what roles the various actors involved can play.

The closing conference of the research programme ‘New roles for CSOs in inclusive development’, titled ‘Co-creating knowledge on advocacy with civil society’, took place on 8 October in The Hague. In line with its purpose of co-creating and sharing knowledge, the conference drew on the findings of researchers and insights from policy and practice provided by representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). A snapshot of this conference, including some concluding remarks, can be found below.

From themes, projects and assumptions to cross-cutting issues.

A large share of the morning was devoted to the final findings of the 8 research projects, presented by the project leaders (see box below). These findings built on the findings shared in the conference ‘Research for Dialogue & Dissent 2.0’ and the seminar on how non-state actors influence the operational space for CSOs held earlier this year, where it was concluded that although the projects worked on different research questions in different contexts, they came up with similar findings. In the process of synthesizing these findings, the INCLUDE Secretariat and The Broker have identified 8 cross-cutting issues (see box below), which were discussed during breakout sessions in the afternoon.

Box 1: research projects and their cross-cutting issues 8 research projects

1. Civil society advocacy collaborations in India

2. Civil society against corruption in Ukraine

3. Civil society engagement with land rights in Kenya

4. CBOs within the official development aid system in Kenya

5. Enabling rules for advocacy in Kenya

6. CSOs in sustainable development in Kenya

7. Dilemmas in sustainable development and civil society in Bangladesh and Zambia

8. Non-state actors and civic space in Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Palestine 8 cross-cutting issues

1. Legitimacy and embeddedness

2. Cooperation between CSOs

3. How ‘non-state’ actors limit civic space

4. Partnerships with unusual suspects

5. Dynamic support in limited civic space

6. Project-based funding

7. Roles of international NGOs

8. Operating in low civic space.

 

These cross-cutting issues allowed for various important discussions, such as on strategic coalition-building between CSOs, the potential of trust-building of CSOs within a competitive donor landscape, the type of knowledge that CSOs require, incentives for private sector engagement, the outdated distinction between service delivery and advocacy as separate activities, the detrimental effect of short-term, project-based funding, addressing power relations within the aid chain and manoeuvring strategies for CSOs within limited civic space.

These discussions were followed by a closing panel with McDonald Lewanika (London School of Economics), Bart Romijn (Partos), Nicola Banks (University of Manchester) and Sara Ruto (PAL Network and INCLUDE). This programme was opened by Adrie Papma (Chair of the day) and Jelmer Kamstra (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and closed with remarks by Jeroen Kelderhuis (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Isa Baud (INCLUDE).

Moving closer to the ground: not ‘if’, but ‘how’ and ‘by whom’

When it comes to the value of supporting CSOs, the vision of enabling social transformation and the knowledge of the constraints and challenges that CSOs face, there appears to be a large amount of understanding on the part of the researchers, policymakers and practitioners who participated in the conference. This was underlined by Jelmer Kamstra, who described many of the issues raised as ‘preaching to the choir’. In his presentation, he outlined how the Ministry is moving from a managerial approach to supporting CSOs to one where the Ministry enables social transformation and donors play a facilitative role in equal partnership with the CSOs.

Perhaps the most noteworthy conclusion of the day is that the main challenge lies not in a lack of understanding of what issues CSOs face and how these constrain them in their daily activities, but in identifying the power dynamics along the aid chain and empowering the right actors that can enlarge operating space. This brings to mind an important theme raised by INCLUDE since its inception: inclusive development is not only about designing the right policies, but identifying and empowering strategic actors that can enforce and implement them.

Research is of paramount importance in this process: not only to provide evidence on what policies work and what don’t. According to Isa Baud: “researchers provide analytical frameworks, compare them and bring these to policy discussions” to contribute to evidence-based policymaking in a dialectic manner. The research programme ‘New roles of CSOs in inclusive development’ has been a prime example: through the involvement of all relevant actors, including policymakers, since the beginning, the co-creation of knowledge and ongoing dialogue have contributed to rich and policy-relevant discussions and the building of networks that will last beyond the duration of the programme.

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Declaration of Civil Society Organisations at the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings

Global Policy Forum - 16. Oktober 2019 - 9:22
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In a joint declaration, 35 civil society organisations reject the IMF austerity policies implemented in Ecuador, Argentina and Haiti, with agreements that include the restriction of public investment, reduction of labor rights, establish tax amnesties for the corporate sector and trigger a continued deterioration in public services. This is not the way to either prevent or resolve a crisis. The IMF has to change its austerity and deregulatory structural reform policies. Countries must have access to financing with sovereignty over their economic policies and in a a way that the State can guarantee human rights, civil and political, as well as economic and social rights, in line with their Constitutions and international treaties, and with the participation of diverse sectors of society, including social movements of indigenous people, women and workers.

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African Climate Change Summit 2019

Women - 16. Oktober 2019 - 8:04
African Climate Change Summit 2019

Call for proposals for the Climate Change Summit – Africa, Accra – 16-17-18 October 2019!

Since the Climate urgency is more pressing than ever and that the States pledges are insufficient, it is absolutely necessary to raise ambition and accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement, by bringing together a large network of Subnational Governments and Non-State Actors and by anchoring the implementation of concrete climate actions at the local level. Local authorities, businesses, NGOs, trade unions, scientists, representatives from agricultural, youth, women and indigenous organisations, educators, citizens, you are invited to submit your initiatives to feed the work of the Climate Chance Summit Africa that will take place in October 2019.

We invite you to take part in this call for proposals if you are leading initiatives corresponding to one of the 9 themes:
Access to climate finance in Africa
Developing African cities in a sustainable way
Agriculture, food and reforestation in Africa
Renewable energy and energy efficiency in Africa
Mobility and sustainable transport in Africa
Adaptation and Water in Africa
Sustainable Building and Construction in Africa
Education and Training on Climate Change in Africa
Circular economy in Africa

The selected initiatives will be presented during the thematic workshops at the Climate Chance Summit – Africa taking place in Accra from the 16th to 18th October 2019 and/or will be published on the Cartography for action.

To contribute: Submit your initiatives by May 31st, 2019 ! access here 

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas

UN #SDG News - 15. Oktober 2019 - 22:10
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 years of ‘blue helmets’ in Haiti; violence continues ‘on both sides’ of Syria-Turkey border; UN human rights office raises concerns over deportation of Haitian migrants from the Bahamas; UN migration agency helps migrants in Algeria return to Niger; rural women celebrated on International Day.
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How a vaccine scare caused polio to re-emerge in the Philippines after 19 years

UN Dispatch - 15. Oktober 2019 - 16:57

Nineteen years after polio was officially eradicated in the Philippines, the incurable disease has made a resurgence due to widespread fears about vaccines.

On September 14, health officials in the Philippines confirmed the first case of polio, involving a three-year-old girl, in nearly two decades. By September 19, an outbreak was declared after a second case, involving a five-year-old boy, was confirmed.

Polio is a highly infectious disease that is caused by the poliovirus. Although about 72 percent of people infected with the virus will not experience any symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), if the virus invades an infected person’s brain and spinal cord, it can cause permanent muscle paralysis or even death.

Children under five years old face the highest risk of contracting polio, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Despite the fact that polio cannot be treated, it can be prevented with a series of vaccines.

Successful vaccination campaigns have driven down polio cases from about 350,000 cases in 1988 to 33 reported cases in 2018, and wild poliovirus is now only endemic in (or transmitted within) three countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria. However, countries – like the Philippines – that have eradicated indigenous wild poliovirus are still susceptible to outbreaks if the virus is brought in from another country by an infected person or if it spreads within the country from a vaccine-derived strain.

That’s right – polio can spread from the vaccine, but it’s only a threat if enough people have not received all of their polio vaccines. And that’s exactly what’s happening in the Philippines.

According to the WHO, when a child receives an oral polio vaccine, the vaccine contains a weakened vaccine-virus that triggers an immune response in her body, protecting her from both wild and vaccine-derived poliovirus in the future. But the child also excretes the vaccine-virus. Even in areas where there is inadequate sanitation, this is usually not a problem, because the excreted vaccine-virus can protect other unvaccinated children in close contact (passive immunization) before dying out after a few weeks.

However, if a community is “seriously under-immunized,” as the WHO puts it, the excreted vaccine-virus can continue to circulate. And over the course of 12 to 18 months, it can mutate until it genetically changes into a paralytic form.

“If a population is fully immunized, they will be protected against both vaccine-derived and wild polioviruses,” says the WHO. “Hence, the problem is not with the vaccine itself, but low vaccination coverage.”

But since 2017, a wave of fear and skepticism surrounding vaccines has been sweeping the Philippines, resulting in a measles outbreak at the beginning of the year and a dengue epidemic this summer.

It all began when French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur released a statement in November 2017 that its new dengue vaccine, Denvaxia, posed a risk of more severe dengue for people who have not been previously infected by the virus. It led to a congressional investigation into the deaths of 600 children who had received the vaccine and a dramatic drop in public confidence about all vaccines, including measles and polio. Whereas 93 percent of parents in the Philippines in 2015 “strongly agreed” that vaccines are important, only 32 percent thought so in 2018.

Nevertheless, widespread vaccination is the only way to combat the current polio outbreak, so health officials in the Philippines as well as international organizations, including the WHO, UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Red Cross and others, are mobilizing resources and workers to urgently carry out mass immunization campaigns. And until polio is eradicated globally, sufficient vaccination coverage will be critical to keep the threat at bay.

Related: The Inside Story of How India Defeated Polio 



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GOALAN Project Organises a 3-Day Train the Trainers Programme for Women and Youth Entrepreneurs in Kenya

SCP-Centre - 15. Oktober 2019 - 12:05

Can ‘imperfect’ fruits and vegetables be recycled and given new life? Also, can the ‘agents of change’, help pass on the information about sustainable methods of farming? In the training programme organised by the Switch Africa Green ‘GOALAN’ project in Njambini, Kenya, over 40 women and youth entrepreneurs learned through practical demonstrations how they can apply sustainable horticulture practices and add value to their produce of potatoes and Brassicas.

The micro-, small- and medium-sized horticultural enterprises (MSMEs) around the Lake Naivasha Basin in Kenya face a range of challenges from a dry climate to limited water resources. The unsustainable horticultural practices such as the overuse of chemical pesticides and fertilisers further pollute the water and soil in the area, creating the vicious cycle of chemical overuse.

Almost half the employees in agriculture and its sub-sector horticulture are women. Even still, women face more restrictions than men in accessing productive resources such as land and finance. At the same time, Africa’s population is growing with [2]billion population under the age of 25. A majority of the African youth are unemployed and according to the World Bank, by 2035 around 350 million new jobs will be required to balance the booming population. The youth do not view agriculture as a favourable opportunity for livelihood, even though the sector has great potential to create jobs. The objective of GOALAN project is to support the women and youth overcome these challenges in the Kenyan horticulture sector.

The project introduces sustainable consumption and production (SCP) practices to MSMEs and farmers, allowing them to comply with the new Kenyan Standard (KS) 1758 for horticultural produce. This government standard, under the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), covers issues of food safety, environmental sustainability, and social accountability and is key to farmers as it allows greater market access.

Strengthening the supply chain

The GOALAN project also works with bulk buyers, such as big hotels around Lake Naivasha, to create the awareness of SCP and the importance of buying sustainable fruits and vegetables. The produce is healthier and nutritious, and buying locally supports the economy and local communities. As stipulated in Kenya’s national Green Economy Strategy and Implementation Plan (GESIP), this enables them to also support and build a better relationship with the local (county) governments.

The push and pull strategy of the GOALAN project resulted in the signing of contracts between several high-end hotels and MSME groups around the Lake Naivasha Basin. Through contract farming, MSMEs are guaranteed that their sustainable produce will find a market which offers them a better price and buyers are assured a stable supply of fresh fruits and vegetables.

After the initial success of cultivating sustainable fruits and vegetables, the project is now working with public procurers (governmental institutions, schools, prisons) to identify ways the MSMEs can supply their produce to these institutions. With the support from the county governments of Nakuru, Narok and Nyandarua, the GOALAN project hopes new contracts with public procurers can soon be facilitated.

Field demonstration on sustainable potato production

Value addition          

Around 200 target MSMEs expressed their interest in the capacity-building training in harvesting and post-harvest handling techniques so they can add value to their horticultural produce. Through proper harvesting and post-harvest techniques, MSMEs can reduce the loss of harvest, ensuring good quality produce reach the markets and consumers.

The GOALAN project facilitated the train the trainer programme (ToT) to develop new products from the horticultural produce. This helps diversify the MSMEs’ products as they often cannot sell all their fruits and vegetables and have to discard them or use them as cattle feed. Creating new products adds value and gives the not-so-perfect fruits or vegetables new life. The GOALAN project promotes sustainable food systems where food is not wasted but instead ‘recycled’ to preserve its nutritious values.

Women and youth empowerment

Through the (ToT) programme for youths and women, the GOALAN project creates a pool of ‘change agents’ who will further share their knowledge on sustainable horticultural practices (SCP) with other farmers and entrepreneurs in their villages. During the 3-day programme, the youth and women were introduced to Irish potato and Brassicas production (Cabbages, Spinach, Kale, Broccoli and Lettuce) and also learned how to add value to their produce. Through practical field demonstrations, they were also shown how to prepare the land for planting and received information on marketing as well. They were also taught about potato storage structures, seed production and the safe and effective use of pesticides. Most importantly, the group also received guidance regarding access to finance.

For more information on the GOALAN project, please contact Kartika Anggraeni.

[1] The role of women in agriculture Prepared by the SOFA Team and Cheryl Doss

[2] The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations: The future of Africa’s Agriculture rests with the youth

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Auftakt zum UN-Abkommen für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte: EU schaltet auf stumm

Global Policy Forum - 15. Oktober 2019 - 9:14

In Genf haben am 14. Oktober die Verhandlungen über den Entwurf eines UN-Abkommens für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte begonnen. Laut Entwurf müssen Staaten die Unternehmen gesetzlich zur Achtung von Menschenrechten im In- und Ausland verpflichten sowie Betroffenen von Menschenrechtsverletzungen den Zugang zu Gerichten erleichtern: eine historische Chance, den Vorrang von Menschenrechten vor Profitinteressen in der globalisierten Wirtschaft völkerrechtlich festzuschreiben.

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Making the Belt and Road Initiative work for Africa

ODI - 15. Oktober 2019 - 0:00
China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative offers opportunities for Africa but countries will need to be strategic to avoid losses and maximise gains.
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Low-income country debt: three key trends

ODI - 15. Oktober 2019 - 0:00
The first in a new blog series explores how more low-income countries are vulnerable to debt, while they also face rising and more expensive debt levels. 
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Youth associations and cooperatives: getting young people into work

ODI - 15. Oktober 2019 - 0:00
This report aims to understand how associations and cooperatives can address the challenges typically faced by underemployed or unemployed youth in Uganda.
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Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for action to reduce global hunger

UN ECOSOC - 14. Oktober 2019 - 18:20
With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UN’s food-related agencies are shining a spotlight on the issue: on Monday, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published its annual State of Food and Agriculture report with findings that could lead to a reduction in food loss and waste, and, earlier in October, the World Food Programme (WFP) launched its awareness-raising #StopTheWaste campaign.
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Why is Russia Suddenly So Interested in the Central African Republic?

UN Dispatch - 14. Oktober 2019 - 17:03

Dionne Searcey travelled to the Central African Republic to report on a story that has previously lead to the murder of foreign journalists.

In July 2018 three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russia’s growing presence in the country. Their murder last year, however, has only increased international attention on Russia’s shadowy aims in the Central African Republic. This includes both a scramble for the country’s natural resources and a soft power campaign intended to increase Russia’s reach in Africa.

Dionne Searcey is a reporter for the New York Times.  Her story published in late September exposed evidence of Russian involvement in illicit diamond mining. More broadly, though, her story explains and identifies the contours of Russia’s growing political interests in the Central African Republic.

And at the center of this story is a man named Yevgeny Prighozin. He is a Russian oligarch and close ally of Vladimir Putin, and has been indicted in the United States for his role in interfering in the 2016 Presidential election. He is also the owner of a mining company that has extracted millions of dollars worth of diamonds from the Central African Republic. This was done through legal mining operations  — but also likely through illegal mines operated by armed rebel groups.

We kick off discussing Yevgeny Prighozin before having a broader discussion of Russian involvement in the Central African Republic and what this signals about Russian-African relations more broadly.

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Increasingly aggressive

D+C - 14. Oktober 2019 - 15:19
In spite of India’s constitution, Modi government is adopting aggressive anti-Muslim policies

India’s economy has been slowing down, so Modi’s reputation as a dynamic economic reformer is suffering. Promises of millions of new manufacturing or the eradication of corruption and black money have not come true. In view of mass frustration, Modi’s party, the BJP, is resorting to Islamophobia. That fits its ideology which demands that multicultural and highly diverse Indian become a Hindu nation.

The BJP has always been divisive, but since August, the government has been acting more aggressively than ever. Two border regions are affected in particular: Kashmir and Assam.

Kashmir used to be a state with special rights. Its population is predominantly Muslim. Land ownership in Kashmir was limited to Kashmiris, and the state government reflected regional priorities. Modi cancelled Kashmir’s special status and downgraded the state into a mere union territory subordinated to the national capital. Moreover, parts of the state were split off to create another union territory. The BJP-dominated parliament rubberstamped constitutional amendments, legalising the policy in formal terms.

Before that happened, masses of troops were sent into Kashmir. Hundreds of local policymakers are in detention and so are several thousand potential protesters. The internet and telecommunication have basically shut down. With a history of unrest, Kashmir was already heavily militarised, but now it is effectively controlled by the military. Complicating matters, Pakistan has been claiming Kashmir since independence and controls large parts of the former kingdom of Kashmir. In spite of its Muslim majority, the Hindu monarch opted for India in 1947.

In Assam, the national government declared 1.9 million people to be illegal migrants. These people are now stateless. They lack the papers to prove that they and/or their parents are actually from India and not what is now Bangladesh, the predominantly Muslim neighbouring country, or some other place.

Anyone familiar with rural India knows that masses of poor people lack proper documentation, no matter who their ancestors were. Indeed, it has turned out that many of the 1.9 million people concerned are not Muslims, and BJP leaders fast stated that they have nothing to worry. That proved that Hindu-chauvinists are not interested in questions of citizenship, but intend to single out the minority.

What is happening in Kashmir and Assam is of great national relevance. The government is creating a “climate of fear”, as Indian novelist Amit Chaudhuri has pointed out in The Guardian. There are Muslim communities all over India, as well as communities of other religious minorities. They are exposed to the increasingly aggressive attitude of the BJP and the vast network of Hindu-supremacist organisations that endorse it. Everyone knows, moreover, that Modi did nothing to stop deadly anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat in 2002 when he was chief minister. Violence can escalate fast, spreading from one place to others.

In spite of its independence, the judiciary has disturbingly shied away from blocking government action that evidently flies in the face of the constitution. Independent-minded journalists are being trolled, while the mainstream media mostly endorse Modi (see my essay in Focus section of D+C/E+Z e-Paper 2018/05). In his book, “Malevolent republic”, the journlist K.S. Komireddi has done a good job of describing how Indian institutions are increasingly caving in to Modi (see Hans Dembowski’s review in Focus section of D+C/E+Z e-Paper 2019/10).

Modi is using religion as an instrument of identity politics. Traditions of tolerance and syncretism used to mark Indian culture, with Hindus worshipping at Sufi shrines, for example. These traditions are not dead, but Modi and his supporters are doing their best to make them obsolete. They show as little interest in the spiritual principles of love, compassion and non-violence as they display concern for constitutional principles.

Reference
Komireddi, K. S., 2019: Malevolent republic. A short history of the new India. London, Hurst / Delhi, Context.

Arfa Khanum Sherwani is senior editor with the independent news website TheWire.
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Neues Briefing: Der SDG-Gipfel der Vereinten Nationen 2019

Global Policy Forum - 14. Oktober 2019 - 12:15

Am 24. und 25. September 2019 trafen sich Staats- und Regierungschefs bei den Vereinten Nationen in New York, um die Fort- (bzw. Rück-)schritte bei der Umsetzung der Agenda 2030 und ihrer Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung (SDGs) zu erörtern. Die Veranstaltung war der erste UN-Gipfel zu den SDGs seit der Verabschiedung der Agenda 2030 im September 2015. Weit größere politische und mediale Beachtung erfuhr der Klimaaktionsgipfel, zu dem der UN-Generalsekretär am Tag davor eingeladen hatte. Dies lag nicht zuletzt an der Präsenz junger Klimaaktivist/innen, allen voran Greta Thunberg. Flankiert wurde der SDG-Gipfel zudem durch weitere hochrangige Veranstaltungen zu den Themen Gesundheit, Entwicklungsfinanzierung und der Unterstützung kleiner Inselstaaten. Verbindliche Beschlüsse brachte keiner dieser Gipfel. Dies war angesichts der weltpolitischen Großwetterlage auch nicht zu erwarten. Stattdessen kündigten Regierungen, UN-Organisationen, Unternehmen und Nichtregierungsorganisationen eine Vielzahl freiwilliger Initiativen und Selbstverpflichtungen zur Verwirklichung der SDGs an. Ein neues Briefing von Jens Martens befasst sich mit den Ergebnissen, Konflikten und den weiteren Aussichten im 2030-Prozess.

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The Green Eureka Moment: Investing and Inventing to Stop Climate Change

OECD - 14. Oktober 2019 - 11:34
By Raluca Anisie, Carbon Impact Analyst and Paul Hailey, Head of Impact, responsAbility Investments AG In the 3rd century B.C., Archimedes declared: “Give me a place to stand and with a lever I will move the world.” This phrase speaks to the potential of the right tools at the right time, but as anyone who … Continue reading The Green Eureka Moment: Investing and Inventing to Stop Climate Change
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