A dialogue on foundational values and principles for the sustainable development goals: learning from the peoples sustainability treaties.
This workshop was organised as part of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference taking place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York.
The workshop was organised as a dialogue on the meaning of the foundational values and principles for the SDGs and on how they could inspire governance and responsible practice. The scope of the workshop was to explore and determine relevant attention points and to formulate practical recommendations to better embed meaningful reflection on values and principles for the SDGs in the post-2015 Development Agenda.
Time and venue
28 August 2014, 16:45 – 18:00, Conference Room E, North Lawn Building, UN HQ
Ashwani Vasishth, Professor, Environmental Planning; Director, Sustainability Studies, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Presentations on the Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties (PSTs) and their relevance to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
1. Ashwani Vasishth, Professor, Environmental Planning; Director, Sustainability Studies, Ramapo College of New Jersey
2. Gaston Meskens, Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry of the University of Ghent
3. Rick Clugston, Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future and Forum 21
4. Neera Singh, University of Toronto
5. David Barkin, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, Mexico
6: Malu Freitas, Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties
Centre for Environment & Development, Sri Lanka
Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry, University of Ghent (Belgium); Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Community Conserved Areas and Territories (ICCA); Kalpavriksh (India); Ramapo College of New Jersey; University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF)
on the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference is here;
on the Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties initiative is here;
For more information on the PSTs, contact Uchita de Zoysa, initiator and Global Facilitator of the Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties, Chairman of Global Sustainability Solutions (GLOSS), and Executive Director of Centre for Environmentand Development (CED).