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  1. New Guidelines for Sustainable Urban Development Cooperation

    With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, experts agree that the continuing trend towards urbanisation is both inevitable and irreversible. New EC guidelines propose a fresh mindset to assist the development of better cities.
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  2. An Integrated Environmental Approach to the SDGs

    The Sustainable Development Goals, adopted unanimously by UN member states in September 2015, have given the international community and national governments a number of targets and principles – chief among them, to advance an “integrated approach”. But what does this mean in terms of projects,...
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  3. Views from the Field: In Conversation with the EU Ambassador to Haiti

    Haiti has struggled to recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010 which exacerbated existing development challenges. Ambassador Vincent Degert discusses how development and humanitarian actors are working together to build resilience on the island in the face of continued threats. He also...
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  4. Sustainability: the Core of the New Development Goals?

    The Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, Ibrahim Thiaw, reminds us  - as underlined at Rio+20 in 2012 - that the goals of the post-2015 development agenda need, at their very heart, to be sustainable. How can organisations like UNEP help to forge this into reality...
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  5. Localise Global Problems, says Lamy

    The Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations, a unique, interdisciplinary research community chaired by former World Trade Organization head, Pascal Lamy, released their long anticipated “Now for the Long Term” report in October. It offers frank discussion on how to break gridlock on major...
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  6. HiQSTEP - High Quality Studies to Support activities under the Eastern Partnership

    Overall Project Objective: Advance the development and the objectives of the Eastern Partnership countries in various areas in view of a closer cooperation of these countries with the EU and among the countries themselves. Project Purpose: Produce high quality studies on specific subjects as...
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    Completed project owned by PKM 12 January 2015