Although reforms of the institutional framework for sustainable development have been discussed for decades, both in scholarly and political terms, the process has not yet shown an indication of converging expectations. One reason is a growing gap between the United Nations (UN) institutions, in particular institutions for environment and sustainable development, and political reality on sustainable development issues.
New visions of sustainable development governance
Kanie, Norichika, Michele M. Betsill, and Ruben Zondervan. 2011. New visions of sustainable development governance. UNU.EDU, . United Nations University