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Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals: ‘Responsive, Inclusive, Participatory and Representative Decision-Making’?

Tonia Novitz and Margherita Pieraccini

in Legal Perspectives on Sustainability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201000
eISBN:
9781529201048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201000.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the contemporary framing of sustainability in the context of the adoption of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this setting, we consider the ... More


The Promise and Pitfalls of the Sustainable Development Goals: Has the Time Come for a Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Reduction?

Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona and Kate Donald

in Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and the Environment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198824770
eISBN:
9780191863486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824770.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter will critically address the contribution of a human rights-based approach in addressing persistent poverty. Using the commitments of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a lens, ... More


Food security, inclusive growth, sustainability and the sustainable development agenda1

Craig Hanson, Tim Searchinger, Richard Waite, Betsy Otto, Brian Lipinski, and Kelly Levin

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the food security challenge to 2030 and its implications for the sustainable development agenda. It first outlines three proposed food security targets that integrate ... More


Health and Human Rights through Development: The Right to Development, Rights-Based Approach to Development, and Sustainable Development Goals

Stephen P. Marks and Alice Han

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the evolution of sustainable human development as central to health governance, drawing on international human rights norms and standards to establish a human rights-based ... More


Zoo Conservation Disembarks: Stepping off the Ark and into Global Sustainable Development

Adrián Cerezo and Kelly E. Kapsar

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter proposes that the most promising way to achieve long-term success in biodiversity conservation is to interweave the unique capacities and perspectives of zoos and aquariums with the ... More


The Future of Global Governance for Health: Putting Rights at the Center of Sustainable Development

Michel Sidibé, Helena Nygren-Krug, Bronwyn McBride, and Kent Buse

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the current global health agenda has failed to put people and their rights at the center. With communities unable to have their voices heard, challenge injustice, and hold ... More


Integrating a Human Rights-Based Approach to Development and the Right to Development into Global Governance for Health

Stephen P. Marks

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter applies two approaches to global economic governance of relevance to global health funding agencies. The first is the human rights-based approach to development, with its theoretical ... More


The Disruptive Role of MICs in the Development Cooperation System: Providers and Recipients

José Antonio Alonso and Jonathan Glennie

in Trapped in the Middle?: Developmental Challenges for Middle-Income Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198852773
eISBN:
9780191887154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852773.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The emergence of middle-income countries (MICs) has increased the complexity of the international system and opened the space to a more comprehensive and universal development agenda. Additionally, ... More


Rivers, policies, and interests

S. Nazrul Islam

in Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Chapter 13 examines the determinants of river-related policies and considers ways of making further progress toward the Ecological and Open approaches to rivers. It shows that there are broadly two ... More


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