Contributions from Major Groups - Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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Lake Victoria Climate Change Readiness Brief No.2 (July 2013) by the EA SusWatch Network on how far how regional block - the East African Community (EAC) has moved to implement its Climate Change Poli...
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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 paper gives an overview of the interrelationship of climate change, sustainable development and disability. It highlights some of the challenges of this interrelationship for policy makers, resea...
Christian Blind Mission on 6:49 am, 20 Jun, 2013
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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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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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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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Women Major Group Statement,
Follow Up of Rio+20, Regional Implementation Meeting -Asia Pacific,
22-24 April 2013, Bangkok, Thailand

Thank you Chair and member states delegations.
My name is ...
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ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL COMMISSION

United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand



Statement by NOELENE NABULIVOU
Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Fiji
and Wom...
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The mission of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is to identify major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice and to address these gaps through policy-oriented research by stimulat...
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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 Groupsˇ¦ 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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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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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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