Main Milestones
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
Start of CSD
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
Our Common Future
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
Triple Wins for Sustainable Development - case studies of sustainable development in practice
UNDP, 2012
by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As countries prepare for the Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, UNDP is pleased to share this report. It sets out national examples of progress toward sustainable development, from developing countries like Nepal and Niger, as well as emerging economies like South Africa and Croatia. These examples show how social, environmental, and economic progress can be integrated to make a more sustainable future. They illustrate what the future of development programming should look like.

Instead of focusing on the tradeoffs between the three strands of development, this report highlights the range and significance of the complementarities between them. It describes "triple win" development policies and programming that regenerates the global commons by integrating social development with economic growth and environmental sustainability.

UNDP invites policy-makers and practitioners preparing for Rio+20 to consider this report as a contribution to the debate on how to make sustainable development happen.

As is our underlying mission, UNDP will continue to support countries in translating the principles of sustainable development into practice in the 177 countries and territories in which we work?empowering lives and advancing resilient nations?and to share their experiences for the benefit of others.

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