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UNRISD Report Addresses Policy Innovations for Sustainable Development

1 Dec 2016


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  • Title: UNRISD Report Addresses Policy Innovations for Sustainable Development
  • Author(S): Nathalie Risse
  • Date: 2 Nov 2016
  • Publication: IISD

17 October 2016: The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) has launched a flagship report titled, ‘Policy Innovations for Transformative Change: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’  The report draws on policy innovations from the South, analyzes which policies and practices can lead to social, economic and ecological justice, and explores what transformative change means for societies and individuals.

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David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda, speaking at the launch event via video, said the report explores how to turn the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into a series of concrete actions, assesses which policies and approaches will contribute to the best achievement of the SDGs, and analyses ways to foster policy coherence, democratic and participatory processes. He stressed the important role of research in offering solutions to global challenges. The event was moderated by Paul Ladd, UNRISD Director.

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