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Measuring Sustainability

Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals report

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17th November 2014 Grazyna Pulawska Political and Economic Department Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Sustainable Development



Venue:
Hanoi, Viet Nam

The Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators for a Small Planet - Part II: Measuring Sustainability report is the second in a three-part series. It complements the first publication that focused on a Methodology and Goal Framework.

This innovation study consists of a set of illustrative Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs) that reflect individual countries' respective priorities, goals and targets with regard to sustainability.

The official European launchedof Part II: Measuring Sustainability took place during the ENVforum Conference on 29 September in Brussels, Belgium.

The official launched of the report in Asia took place on 17 November 2014 in Hanoi, Viet Nam at Hilton Opera.

The launch event included a presentation from lead author of the report, Prof. Laszlo PINTER, Senior Fellow, IISD & Professor, Central European University.

Additional contributions were made by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE), as well as ENVforum members Hanns Seidel Foundation Viet Nam (HSF) and ASEF.

Partners

  • Hanns Seidel Foundation
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  • Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) - Government of Sweden
  • ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC)

Project Updates

  • Measuring Sustainability

    Published on 03 Dec 2014

    The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) launched a new report Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators for a Small Planet Part II: Measuring Sustainability on Monday, 17 November 2014 in Hanoi, Viet Nam. This innovative study consists of a set of illustrative Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs). These indicators reflect the selected countries' respective priorities, goals and targets on sustainable development.

    Speaking at the Hanoi launch was Professor Laszlo PINTER, senior fellow at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and professor at the Central European University. Additional contributors to the event included representatives from the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE), ENVforum members Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Viet Nam and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF).

    Viet Nam was selected as the location for the Asian launch of the report as the country will be the geographical focus of a detailed case study that will be included in the final report in the series. This edition is due for publication in the first half of 2015.

    The Hanoi event was a follow-up on the official European launch of the publication, which took place during the ENVforum’s conference on 29-30 September 2014in Brussels, Belgium.

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