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Se tourner vers l'avenir ou sombrer dans l'insignifiance ? Un guide de survie pour le 21e siècle

La technologie au coeur de la tempête numérique. L'économie sous le signe de la concurrence internationale. La politique et sa vision à long terme et la société dans son rôle d'observateur et d'usager. Dans un tel contexte, est-il même possible de jeter au 21e siècle les bases de notre avenir ? Lorsque les faits appartiennent déjà au passé avant même que l'économie, la politique et la société n'aient eu le temps de réagir.

2014/3/30: Climate Change 2014, Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

The Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group II contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report was approved, and the full report accepted, by the IPCC on 30 March 2014.

2014/03/14: OWG on SDG: Have your say !

The Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has concluded its eight information-collection sessions during which they discussed a great number of topics in order to frame the successors of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) --> check our position

Now we want to hear from YOU ! Have YOUR say through 14 March 2014.

2014/02/23-24: Coordinating efforts for a global movement on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

Over 50 people from 6 continents and representing more than 30 key platforms and organisations engaged in civil society-led campaigns relating to sustainable development gathered in Istanbul, Turkey on 23-24 February 2014. The meeting was convened by CIVICUS in collaboration with the United Nations, the Overseas Development Institute and the United Nations Foundation. This communiqué summarises the discussions held in Istanbul.

August 20 is Earth Overshoot Day !

August 20 is Earth Overshoot Day, the approximate date humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can renew in a year. In just 7 months and 20 days, we have demanded a level of ecological resources and services — from food and raw materials to sequestering carbon dioxide from fossil fuel emissions — equivalent to what Earth can regenerate for all of 2013.

Humanity has exhausted nature’s budget for the year.

2013/06/26: Swiss Position on a Framework for Sustainable Development Post-2015

In June 2012, on the occasion of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, another mandate with similar aspirations was born: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

[...| the goals should address and incorporate in a balanced way all three dimensions of Sustainable Development (social, economic and environmental) and their inter-linkages, and be coherent with and inte-grated into the post-2015 UN development agenda.

Here's the Swiss Position regarding such a Framework for Sustainable Development Post-2015.

New Green Economy Partnership Responds to Rio+20 Call for Action

Four UN Agencies to Assist 30 Countries in Transition to a Green Economy

Nairobi, 19 February 2013 - A new partnership launched today by four UN agencies aims to support 30 countries over the next seven years in building national green economy strategies that will generate new jobs and skills, promote clean technologies, and reduce environmental risks and poverty.

2013/01/04: Agenda Post-2015: civil society consultation

At the request of the Secretariat for the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (#Post2015HLP), the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) is facilitating a civil society consultation through 11 January 2013

2012/10/08: UN CBD-COP11 Meeting on Biodiversity opens in Hyderabad India

Hyderabad, India 8 October 2012 - Representatives from over 170 countries today began
deliberations in Hyderabad, India, on the way forward to protect the planet’s biodiversity.
The eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological
Diversity (CBD), known as COP 11 for short, follows on the historic outcomes of the 2010
Nagoya biodiversity summit. In Nagoya, governments adopted a new Strategic Plan for
Biodiversity, and two new supplementary protocols to the CBD, setting the course for halting

Nos droits fondamentaux en danger aux Nations Unies

Des voix s'élèvent, mettant en garde contre des risques de dérive du processus de Rio+20, les organisations représentantes de la Société Civile (Major Groups) étant de plus en plus tenues à l'écart des discussions/négociations. Si vous vous sentez concernés, signez et faites circuler la pétition

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