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Europe’s approach to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

Ingeborg Niestroy, Elisabeth Hege, Elizabeth Dirth, Ruben Zondervan. 2019. Europe's approach to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: good practices and the way forward. EP/EXPO/B/DEVE/2018/01 Brussels: European Parliament.

Abstract

The 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development offers a unique framework for transformative pathways towards sustainability worldwide. The 2030 Agenda also requires a paradigm shift in governance, – at and between all levels. This study examines the governance frameworks put in place for SDG implementation in all EU Member States, and the resulting country fiches constitute the first comprehensive comparative overview of these. The study also provides an overview of the developments at EU level and has a special focus on the role of parliaments in implementing Agenda 2030.

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