Can the Sustainable Development Goals Deliver after 2015?
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been shaping the global development agenda for over a decade. With the target date of 2015 fast approaching, determining a new development agenda has become an urgent priority for the international community. Following an agreement by Member States at the Rio+20 summit in 2012, a process has been launched to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a successor framework to come into effect after the MDGs expire. The new goals are to address the multiple crises facing humanity through a more inclusive process, aiming for equal treatment of the economic, social and environmental dimensions in the implementation. |Read more
The perilous state of global biodiversity
This time around, Dimensions takes on the critical and intertwining subjects of global biodiversity and ecosystem services. We are especially delighted to feature an exclusive introduction by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, whose thought-provoking piece sets the tone for a variety of articles, interviews and opinions on these increasingly important issues. |Read more
Global Perspectives on the Green Economy
This first issue takes on the Green Economy - a term that has been gaining traction over the past several years and will be a main point of discussion at the upcoming Rio +20 meeting. | Read more