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UN Committee of experts on sustainable development financing

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:30

CIDSE, represented by our U.S. Member Organisation, Center of Concern, and by our Secretariat, participated at the Interactive Multistakeholder Dialogue with the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

CIDSE delegation statement on the UN Special Event Outcome Document: Many questions remain unanswered

Friday, 27 September 2013 14:13

The Outcome document approved at the UN Special Event on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on 25 September 2013 in New York raises the right questions but answers too few of them. The document is meant to take stock of progress in implementing the goals and set parameters for the process to define a new generation of development goals by 2015.

Published in Beyond 2015

From Durban to Doha, for climate justice

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 16:10

As the UN climate negotiations resume in Bangkok this week, in preparation of the Doha summit later this year, the question is where the June Rio+20 conference on sustainable development has left us on climate change?

Published in Climate Justice

SDGs: Cutting through the fog

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 14:46

CIDSE's Policy and Advocacy Officer Denise Auclair about the quick rise to fame of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Lack of access to land one of the structural causes of poverty

Friday, 29 June 2012 10:49

During a side-event at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development, CIDSE’s Gisele Henriques called on governments to act on land grabbing and implement the UN-endorsed Voluntary Guidelines to Land

Published in Land (land grabbing)

The gradual and devastating impact of climate change

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 10:20

Justin Kilcullen, Director of CIDSE's Irish member Trócaire, writes about the Rio+20 conference and Trocaire's new climate research.

Published in Climate Justice

Rio+20 pays lip service to sustainable development, but fails to mark a turning point

Friday, 22 June 2012 17:48

(Rio de Janeiro, 22/6/2012) The UN Conference on Sustainable Development ‘Rio+20 (20-22 June)’ failed to deliver concrete measures to tackle climate, food and financial crises, without which sustainable development remains a far away dream.

Published in Newsroom

Church and civil society leaders encourage Poland and European Union to make low carbon societies reality

Thursday, 21 June 2012 18:35

(Rio de Janeiro, 21 June 2012)Today, a high level delegation of Church and civil society leaders encouraged Poland to take a new path towards a more sustainable society in a meeting with Polish Under-Secretary of State for the Environment Beata Jaczewska. The delegation, organised by the international alliance of Catholic development agencies CIDSE, also urged European Commissioner Connie Hedegaard to make sure the EU reaffirms its role as climate leader to make low carbon societies a reality.

Published in Newsroom

Dark clouds gather over Rio+20

Thursday, 21 June 2012 10:41

In Rio de Janeiro, the differences between Copacabana and the Rocinha favela exemplify what is wrong with our world, but hopes that Rio+20 will result in bold action are fading.

Rio+20: CIDSE at the People's March

Thursday, 21 June 2012 01:30

CIDSE participated in the Marcha dos Povos (People's March), organised by the People's Summit, parellel event of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development ' Rio+20' (Rio de Janeiro, 20 June 2012).

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