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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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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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ETC Group follows the post Rio+20 developments on Technology for the Women's Major Group and have delivered this statement at the UNGA's consultative workshop on technology transfer in April again on ...
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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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A brief report. The 10 presentations are linked from the blog post. Most are highly informative. Others raise grave concerns.

The apparent dominant view from the sustainability sciences from #1 ...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 25 Mar, 2013
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Please see attached piece in the latest issue of the scientific journal Nature. It appropriately makes the case for integrating the current, three-pillar UN sustainable development governance structu...
Earth Law Center on 12:00 am, 23 Mar, 2013
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Two large practical problems with the UN's SD Goals.
1) The SDG's focus on development with seemingly little or no focused attention to rebound effects.
2) Projects that are intended to be sust...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 13 Mar, 2013
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I think the great problem with the SDG's is that they are development goals, not sustainability goals.

We should reverse the priority, to have top priority go to measurable progress toward hard t...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 13 Mar, 2013
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It seems critical that we realize the need for a commons approach and address our true common interests. A profound tragedy of the commons is developing as every country's great desire for growth res...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 10 Mar, 2013
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