UCD Side Event at the ECOSOC Partnership Forum, 2 February 2022. “Making global multi-stakeholder Partnerships work for the SDGs”

The 2022 ECOSOC Partnership Forum will be held on 2 February 2022. Theme: “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Participants: “Stakeholders including countries, the United Nations system, including international financial institutions, as well as international organizations, parliamentarians, local governments, non-governmental organizations, … Continue Reading

UCD’s Ailbhe Joyce and Kelli-Marie O’Callaghan publish in UN SIDS Times Magazine – The Cowrie.

Download the UN SIDS Times Magazine 2021 – The Cowrie here The Cowrie Covid 2021_final__.pdf (un.org) Ailbhe Joyce and Kelli-Marie O’Callaghan, both studying for a UCD M.Sc. in Sustainable Development in partnership with UN SDSN publish articles in UN SIDS Times Magazine – The Cowrie. Ailbhe Joyce, “What happened to Pangea?” Kelli-Marie O’Callaghan, “Gender Empowerment: … Continue Reading

The Move towards Multilateral Aid in Ireland’s Overseas Development Programme (2008–2019)

Walsh, P. P., & Whelan, C. (2021). The Move towards Multilateral Aid in Ireland’s Overseas Development Programme (2008–2019). Irish Studies in International Affairs, 32(1), 1–11. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3318/isia.2021.32.18 Ireland’s international development programme plays a significant part in its foreign economic policy. In this review we examine the trends and evolving structure of Ireland’s overseas development aid from the financial crisis … Continue Reading

Reflections on Leadership for a Sustainable Future – Higher Education and Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals

IAU Horizons, vol. 26, no. 2, 2021 We are pleased to announce the release of a new edition of IAU Horizons. The December issue of Horizons offers insights on IAU initiatives and it is discussing how the pandemic is impacting higher education across the different strategic priorities. Within this context, the In Focus section of this volume is dedicated … Continue Reading

EPA Research Report 397: A Framework for Achieving the Environmental Sustainable Development Goals

The EPA has published our report on A Famework for Achieving the Environmental Sustainable Development Goals Link to the Report: EPA Research 397: https://www.epa.ie/publications/research/climate-change/research-397-framework-for-achieving-the-environmental-sustainable-development-goals.php Authors: Enda Murphy, Patrick Paul Walsh and Aparajita Banerjee View Project Highlights Why? Ireland is at a critical point in delivering on its United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) commitments. However, significant … Continue Reading

Conversation on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals Thursday, 9 December 2021 Recording https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oejJeGxiGM The UN 2030 Agenda presents 17 goals to transform our world across the environmental, economic prosperity, social inclusion, and governance pillars. It complements the Paris Agreement, noting that environmental sustainability cannot be achieved without progress across all SDG pillars. Distinctively, the SDGs were adopted … Continue Reading

A Coded Taxonomy of the Statistical Indicators for Global Reporting of Targets within the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Citation Murphy, Enda and Walsh, Patrick Paul ‘A Coded Taxonomy of the Statistical Indicators for Global Reporting of Targets within the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. – Dublin: Dublin Statistical Society, Vol. XLIX, 2019-20 Abstract In 2015, 193 UN member countries signed Resolution A/RES/70/1 2030 – ‘Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable … Continue Reading

SDG Academy 2021 Annual Report

UCD has cooperated with the SDG Academy in the following four areas during the last year. SDG Academy 2021 Annual Report (unsdsn.org) UCD M.Sc. in Sustainable Development in partnership with UN SDSN The SDG Academy, Sunway and University College Dublin Announce Online Master’s Programs in Sustainable Development (unsdsn.org) 2. “The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, … Continue Reading

Sketching the Relevance of the National Framework for the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in India

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ic-sd.org) Sketching the Relevance of the National Framework for the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in India, Hosted by ST. ALOYSIUS’ COLLEGE , JABALPUR, India. India, as a prominent developing country, has played an important role in shaping the SDGs. The country’s national development goals are mirrored in the … Continue Reading