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Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Augustine
Kwan
In Southeast Asia, national governments are busy incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national development policies. But while central mandates for implementing the goals are expected to eventually “trickle down” to cities, this process is being slowed by the comprehensive nature of the goals, requiring significant...
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Commentary (Op. Ed)
At the May 2017 session of UN Climate Change Conference (SB 46) and the Innovate4Climate, Parties and non-Party stakeholders explored Article 6 implementation, innovation, and the role of non-Party stakeholders. The inclusion of Article 6 to cater to market-based mechanisms in the celebrated Paris Agreement (PA) was a surprising turnout even for...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
IISD SDG Knowledge Hub Guest Articles
This article proposes a conceptual framework that identified five types of Goals, and explains the complex relationships among them. Means-type goals can be classified into five categories, by function: resources, environment, education, economy, and governance. Approaching the SDGs as a system where different goals play different roles can help to...