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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 1 Introduction to Alignment

This is the first in a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
By Angie Dazé, Anika Terton, Malte Maass on September 5, 2018

There is broad agreement that climate change represents a threat to sustainable development; consequently, development efforts must be resilient to the impacts of climate change and related disaster risks in order to be sustainable.

This is the first in a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This brief provides an introduction to the concept of alignment as it relates to these policy processes.

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