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Three Ways the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process Can Be Leveraged to Inform the Global Stocktake
The inaugural Global Stocktake (GST) will be an opportunity for us to see how well governments are doing in their collective efforts to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement—and where they will need to commit to doing more.
Citizen-Generated Data: Data by people, for people
Citizen-generated data complement official data and provide a necessary context for decision-makers to address those left behind, suffering from data marginalization and the outright invisible in national statistics.
Stockholm+50: Weaving global environmental governance
The Stockholm Conference in 1972 created the framework that still guides how countries negotiate environmental deals. How do we fulfill its vision?
What Is Alternative Data and How Can It Help Efforts to Leave No One Behind?
Official statistics and measures of poverty do not fully capture the causes of marginalization and how they intersect and interact. The 2030 Agenda is catalyzing a shift in how the world thinks about data and the use of "non-official data sources" to better reflect the needs of the most marginalized.
Disparities in COVID Impacts Underline the Importance of Racialized Data to Understand and Address Systemic Racism
Racialized data on risk exposure and health impacts can help understand inequities in COVID-19 impact and support preventive policy decisions, but collection to date is haphazard.
Not Just Who, But Where: The need for geospatial data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
To advance the 2030 Agenda, the availability of geospatial data allows us to know where marginalized people are located and make the evidence-based decisions required to make sure they are no longer left behind.
Leveraging the Linkages: How human rights data can advance SDG monitoring
To create opportunities for synergies between the "leave no one behind" principle and the "realize human rights for all" principle in implementation and improved monitoring, there is a need to properly leverage data and legal mechanisms.
Who Is Being Left Behind in Canada?
A prerequisite for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) action is clearly identifying those at risk of being left behind so their progress in achieving the SDGs can be monitored.
Funding for Fossil Fuels Could Derail Canada's New Plan to Reduce Emissions
The Canadian federal government aims to use their recent climate plan and budget as the basis to tackle climate change over coming years. However, subsidies to the fossil fuel industry and new production projects threaten to undermine progress.
What the Invasion of Ukraine Means for Sustainable Development
As events continue to unfold in the region, three urgent areas of concern are emerging: global food security and the hunger crisis; risks to progress on the clean energy transition; and the state of multilateralism.