By Yunus Arikan and Anke Stoffregen, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

Cities and local governments have achieved a tremendous success at the UN climate talks in Cancun in December 2010. A major goal of the Local Government Climate Roadmap that started in Bali, was the recognition that local governments shall have a more active role in global climate governance since they are elected representatives with political and economic power.

Governance for Global Sustainability

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A Partnership of the Earth System Governance Project and Stakeholder Forum

To strengthen understanding of transformative governance for sustainability through integrating scientific research and multi-stakeholder advocacy.

Healthier Planet - Healthier Lives 

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The SDGs: Connecting Health and the Environment
The analysis concentrated on those environment and health related SDG targets that have close connections to each other so as to show the most important links between the two themes.