Global Goals

Buzzwords Global Goals = Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Join us as we explore the Global Goals. Hashtags: #SDGs #GlobalGoals #tourism4sdgs Key Links http://en.unesco.org/sdgs https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgsproposal.html Statement by ICOMOS on the Adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals – @ICOMOS http://uneplive.unep.org/portal Planeta.com Coverage For February’s Responsible Travel Week we would like to 1) update this page …

World Water Day

Photo: Wetlands Park (Las Vegas) World Water Day – worldwaterday.org – is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water – unwater.org – in collaboration with governments and partners. The annual UN observance day highlights the importance of freshwater. World Water Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events. These can be educational, theatrical, musical, …

Protected Planet Report 2016

Cover What we’re reading: Protected Planet Report 2016 In 2010, the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), adopted the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2010-2020 and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. It has since been endorsed by multiple Multilateral Environmental Agreements as a global framework for biodiversity. In 2015, the members of the United …

7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric Peoples

The 7th World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples will take place June 15-17 in the Sibelius Hall in Lahti, Finland. The theme of the event is “The Finno-Ugric Peoples – Towards Sustainable Development.” The Congress unites the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples with the aim of discussing issues dealing with the preservation and reviving of the languages and cultures of these …