13 January 2017

Katherine Richardson among the 15 scientists to draft UN Report on Sustainable Development

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Sustainable development

Katherine Richardson from Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate is among the 15 scientists and experts to draft the UN Global Sustainable Development Report, appointed by Ban Ki-moon.

Professor Katherine Richardson is one of 15 experts and scientist appointed by Ban Ki-Moon to draft UN Report on Sustainable Development.

We are very proud to announce that Professor Katherine Richardson from CMEC is part of the group of scientists and experts to draft the UN Global Sustainable Development Report.

The next Global Sustainable Development Report will be published in 2019 and will be the first of a quadrennial series that will inform the high-level global reviews of the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations in those years.

"The Report is a key component of the mechanism to follow up and review progress on the recently agreed 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs. It aims to strengthen the science-policy interface and provide a strong evidence-based instrument to support policymakers in promoting poverty eradication and sustainable development".

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