Contributions from Major Groups - Biodiversity and ecosystems
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Lake Victoria basin is faced with challenges including land use and land degradation due to pressure induced by the fast growing population; water quality decline and pollution due to eutrophication a...
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This critical analysis by the Women’s Major Group members2 on the High-­‐level Panel (HLP) of Eminent Persons report, released on May 30th with recommendations for the Post 2015 Development Agen...
Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) on 12:17 pm, 17 Jun, 2013
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Animal health and human health are inextricably connected.

The risk of zoonotic and food-borne disease has grown as farming methods have become more globalized and industrial farming practices – w...
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Intervention by Sascha Gabizon, WICF/WECF on behalf of WMG, responding to the OWG on SDGs debate on Food Security, addressing root causes in the financial and trade sectors

To the Open Working Grou...
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Norma Maldonado of Tierra Verde (Green Earth) Guatemala panel presentation on Food Sovereignty at the public hearing with Co-chairs and Member States of the OWG on SDGs on 22 of May 2013
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Presentation by the Women’s Major Group on Land Degradation, Desertification and Drought at the UN OWG SDG meeting 23 May 2013

Panel presentation by Simone Lovera of Global Forest Coalition on beha...
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Presentation by the Women’s Major Group on Land Degradation, Desertification and Drought at the UN OWG SDG meeting 23 May 2013

Panel presentation by Simone Lovera of Global Forest Coalition on beha...
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Local and subnational governments would like to put forward a target for a holistic and ecosystem-based approach for enhancing city-region food systems.

Why the city-region approach? We have heard ...
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The Food and Agriculture Cluster was formed in New York to support messages from Major Groups and Civil Society before, during and following the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The Clus...
Food and Agriculture Cluster on 12:00 am, 22 May, 2013
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In the post-2015 landscape universal food security and zero hunger can be achieved. To do this we must both better govern the balance between plant-based and animal-based foods and distribute food mor...
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The Rio+20 outcome document proposes the elaboration of a set of Sustainable Development Goals that will contribute to sustainably managing the world’s increasing resource use within the context of dw...
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The post-2015 agenda should reflect the importance of water, energy and land and their interrelatedness, the resource nexus. Goals of a new development agenda have to mirror the different dimensions o...
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The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature fully supports the positions taken by the Earth Law Center for inclusion in the Major Groups¡¦ input on the development of the SDGs:
„h Support for Earth-...
Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature on 12:00 am, 14 Mar, 2013
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