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Interview with the State of Goias

Interview with Mrs. Jacqueline Vieira, Executive-Superintendent for Environment and Water ResourcesSecretariat of Environment, Water Resources, Infrastructure, Urban Development and Metropolitan Issues of the State of Goias. Goias is a state located in the Center-West region of Brazil, active member of nrg4SD, founding member of RegionsAdapt initiative and Regions for Biodiversity Learning Platform and highly committed with…

HLPF 2017 Review: Report on inclusion of regional governments & improved modalities

From 10-19 July, nrg4SD participated in the meetings of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), at the UN Headquarters in New York City. During the event, nrg4SD and member regional governments shared the progress made on the subnational implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and advocated for further inclusion and support, also…

International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation – Video message from Regional Council of Réunion

On 4-6 October 2017, La Reunion, a French and European island in the Indian Ocean, in partnership with the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development – nrg4SD, organizes the second edition of the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation entitled “Islands, land of innovative solutions for all territories”, back to back with the 2017…

Interview with Fernando Rei, member of Board of Advisors and Professor at the Catholic University of Santos (new nrg4SD Member)

Interview with Fernando Rei, Professor in the PhD Program in International Environmental Law at the Catholic University of Santos. Professor of Environmental Law in Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. nrg4SD Co-Chair South and Vice-Chair for Americas, through the government of São Paulo (2003-2004; 2006-2011). nrg4SD: On September 3, 2002, regional government representatives met in Johannesburg during the World…

European Commission Launches Ambitious Action Plan for Preserving Nature and Acknowledges the Vital Role of Regional Governments

For the past 25 years Europe’s nature conservation efforts have been guided by the Birds Directive and Habitats Directive. Over the years, the Directives have had to evolve to incorporate the growing European Union, but otherwise largely remain unchanged. In 2014 the President of the European Commission (EC) called for a review of the Directives to…

SDGs at the Subnational Level: Regional Governments in the Voluntary National Reviews

nrg4SD, in collaboration with ORU-Fogar, is pleased to launch the report SDGs at the Subnational Level: Regional Governments in the Voluntary National Reviews. Based on a consultation with 12 regional governments and associations, spanning from eight out of the total 44 countries presenting Voluntary National in the 2017 High-level Political Forum (HLPF), the report highlights…

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