The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

The International Resource Panel highlights in its Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century Report that the mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development, particularly in low-income countries.

Wider socio-economic and environmental benefits(and trade-offs) of actions to mitigate climate change are increasingly gaining traction in national and international policy discourse.

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the implementation arm of the UNFCCC’s Technology Mechanism, has been matching the technology needs of developing countries with world-class solutions since 2013.

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN),launched in 2012, mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical problem solving for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. The SDSN was established by and works under the auspices of the United Nations Secretary-General.

This report examines the implementation of the Convention No. 169 and the current social and economic situation of indigenous people across the world.

Across Africa, ambitions to achieve inclusive and sustainable development are being undermined by inadequate investment in the care economy.

Development diplomacy refers to the repurposing of development assistance to service public diplomacy ambitions and aspirations, and simultaneously achieve development goals.

After six years of CCAFS SEA work in Vietnam, an outcome assessment of its work is in order. The study explored how CCAFS SEA outputs have helped the country achieve its development outcomes in the agricultural sector.

This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity, as well as dimensions of job quality such as employment status, informal employment and working poverty. It also examines income and social developments, and provides an indicator of social unrest.

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