By Ilaria Ravazzolo, GLOBUS Correspondent Most people are familiar with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (also known by its acronym SDGs) or have at least heard of them. Similarly, I assume that most people have heard of human rights – also a concept supported and ratified by the UN. Even if you don’t know... Continue Reading →
A Beginner’s guide to the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and the sustainable development goals
By Katy Greco, Deputy Editor In September 2015, every member state of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - a 15-year plan that outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. But what are the SDGs, where did they come from, and can they really be achieved by... Continue Reading →
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Forgotten SDG
By Tori Keene, Assistant Editor Sustainability; arguably one of 2019’s buzzwords, a concept that people are becoming increasingly well acquainted with. Google Image search it, and the colour green dominates; green trees, green earths, green hands. Think about sustainability in everyday discussion, and Greta Thunberg, Tesla cars or a reusable coffee cup might come to... Continue Reading →
Whose ‘Sustainable Development’?
By Angelo Balagtas, GLOBUS Correspondent Born in the Philippines, raised in Singapore, and now currently studying in the United Kingdom, now, more than ever, am I hyper aware of diversity, and, therefore, the different sets of belief systems, cultures and traditions that should be respected within an inclusive society. Studying Global Sustainable Development, the question... Continue Reading →