Contributions from Major Groups - Integrated Decision-Making
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Currently there are two workspaces available to contribute to for Major Groups: Sustainable Development Goals and the High-level political forum.

We, the Mayors and local leaders coming from 20 cities on four continents convened in Bonn, Germany’s United Nations City and home to ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, by the World Mayors Co...
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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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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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The objective of a High Level Representative for Future Generations (HLR) is to balance the short-term nature of policy making processes and act as the UN’s principal advocate for the interests and ne...
World Future Council on 11:09 am, 16 Apr, 2013
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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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Initiative for Equality and 18 partners in Asia, Africa and Europe conducted Equity and Sustainability Field Hearings in to gather voices from poor communities. We spoke with over 2700 people in 34 co...
Initiative for Equality on 12:00 am, 13 Mar, 2013
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Stakeholder Forum and partners have launched the Sustainable Development Goals e-Inventory, a new online tool to crowdsource proposals on global goals for the post-2015 period.

The SDGs e-Inventor...
Stakeholder Forum 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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