Monthly Archives: June 2016

Two new trustees for FDSD

FDSD is delighted to announce the appointment of two new trustees: Peter Davies and Sándor Fülöp. Both are well known for their outstanding contributions to sustainability and democratic reform. As Welsh Commissioner for Sustainable Futures, Peter was a key figure in the creation of the innovative Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act. Amongst other commitments,...

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SDG implementation in the UK unconvincing new IDC report finds

In September 2015, 193 UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs) – an ambitious set of 169 targets that commits all signatory countries to tackle issues from gender inequality to climate change, access to quality education and the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies. The SDGs officially came into force on...

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The Basque Declaration

On 23rd May representatives of cities, organisations, and citizens concerned about sustainable development and the future of our urban areas have been invited to endorse The Basque Declaration. This builds on the Aalborg Charter (1994) and the Aalborg Commitments (2004) in providing urban societies with fifteen pathways to become productive, sustainable and resilient.  It was...

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