Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalayas : A Smart Investment for Asia and the World - Event Brief, No. 01, May 2016 (2016)
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In 2015, the international community struck two groundbreaking agreements which have the potential to better human lives in all nations. The first is the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets, and the second is the Paris Agreement under the UNFCCC.

These global agreements will need to be implemented hand-in-hand. Climate change effects are becoming more pronounced across the world, with the poorest and most marginalized often hardest hit, which is exactly where the most development gains have to be made. Therefore, integrating climate risks and adaptation into sustainable development and poverty reduction actions are crucial.


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