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Session 6: The GSDR as a bridge between the SDGs and the scientific community
UNDESA, 2015
by: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

29 June 2015

The Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) is a United Nations publication aiming to strengthen the science-policy interface at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), which serves as the United Nations platform providing political leadership and guidance on sustainable development issues. In outlining the functions of the Forum, the Rio+20 outcome document, the Future We Want, provides: “85. The high-level political forum could: […] (k) Strengthen the science-policy interface through review of documentation, bringing together dispersed information and assessments, including in the form of a global sustainable development report, building on existing assessments”.

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