Indicators of Sustainable Development: Guidelines and Methodologies, 3rd Edition
UNDESA, 2007This publication presents the third set of Indicators of Sustainable Development and provides suggestions on how to adapt them to national conditions and priorities. It benefits from the active participation of and excellent collaboration with, a wide range of governments, international organizations, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and individual experts. The indicators are a follow-up to the two earlier sets prepared under the work programme on indicators of sustainable development approved by the Commission on Sustainable Development in 1995. These earlier sets were published in 1996 and 2001.
The indicators of sustainable development presented here reflect the valuable experiences of countries and international organizations over the past fifteen years since the adoption of Agenda 21 in Rio de Janeiro.