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Localizing SDGs in Catalonia: Matching Global and Subnational Agendas

Article written by Arnau Queralt, Director of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS) & Raquel Ballesteros, Staff member of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS) In 2016, the Government of Catalonia pledged to develop a National Plan for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and to elaborate an integrated system…

Visiting Experts Program: Strengthening capacities between members Quebec & Gossas

Article written by Mr. Mamadou Ndong Touré, Project Manager for Climate and Development of Gossas (Senegal) The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development, nrg4SD, has implemented the Visiting Experts Program. In this framework, Mr. Mamadou Ndong Touré, Project Manager for Climate and Development of the Departmental Council of Gossas (Senegal) visited Quebec from January…

Towards the 2018 RegionsAdapt Report: A collaboration between nrg4SD and CDP

On February 7th, the “RegionsAdapt 2017 Report: Regions accelerating climate change adaptation” was launched in an open online event. The report compiled the data reported by 35 regional governments, showing that in comparison with 2016, more regions reported about their climate risks and adaptation actions, which is a great sign that climate adaptation actions are…

nrg4SD at the World Water Forum 8: Reinforcing multi-level cooperation

Members of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development – nrg4SD participated in the 5th International Conference of Local and Regional Authorities for Water held during the World Water Forum to strengthen the key role of state governments in planning and managing water cycles. Water policy is part of regional government’s strategic decisions. Water…

Save the Date: nrg4SD General Assembly & International Conference on Biodiversity

nrg4SD’s annual General Assembly is the Network’s most important internal event. This year, the General Assembly will take place on the 19 – 20, June 2018, alongside the International Conference on Biodiversity entitled: “Territories of biodiversity, territories of rights”, on the 21 – 22 June, 2018. Both events will be hosted by Azuay, nrg4SD’s President…

Members in action: Jalisco’s Women’s Project “Las Chiquihuitecas”

Article written by the Secretary of Environment and Territorial Development of Jalisco (SMEADET) Jalisco is one of Mexico’s 31 States. Located at the west part of the country, it limits ith Nayarit, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí, Michoacán and Colima. Also, a big part of its territory limits with the Pacific Ocean. The State´s…

Interview with Rio de Janeiro

Interview with Joan Ferreira Franca, International Relations Officer for the State of Rio de Janeiro and former Project Manager of the RegionsAdapt initiative. nrg4SD: The RegionsAdapt initiative was created by the State of Rio de Janeiro in partnership with the Government of Catalonia, and was launched in 2015 during the emblematic COP21 in Paris, bringing…

The Sustainable Use of Pollinators

Article based on the interview with Ms. Monica Kobayashi, Consultant at the Programme of Work on Agricultural Biodiversity of the Convention on Biological Diversity On March 7, the members of the Regions for Biodiversity Learning Platform hosted a webinar on the Sustainable Use of Pollinators that gathered experts from the member regions, scientist and experts…

Azuay’s Reforestation Project

On 21 March the world celebrates the International Day of Forests (IDF) and this year, the celebration will address the theme “Sustainable Forests and Cities”, an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of taking local action to protect forests and trees. Regional governments, together with the cities, are key actors in the development of…

Momentum for Change Awards 2018

Two years after the Paris Agreement, the need for climate action has never been so urgent. Climate Change agreements and protocols are very important but they take time to be fully implemented. On the other hand, a large part of society does not stand still in the face of the urgent challenge that is climate…

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