The UN Global Sustainable Development Report 2016 is out now. The third chapter; co-authored by CEM YPN member Bartłomiej Kołodziejczyk; includes opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology and synthetic biology among many others.
Global Sustainable Development Report – 2016 edition (Advance unedited version)
The following is an executive summary of the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2016. Building upon the 2014 and 2015 reports, the current report responds to the mandate from the Rio+20 Conference to contribute to strengthening the science-policy interface for sustainable development in the context of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF). The preparation of the report involved an inclusive, multi-stakeholder process drawing upon scientific and technical expertise from within and outside the United Nations. 245 scientists and experts based in 27 countries, including 13 developing countries, contributed to the report. 62 policy briefs were submitted in response to an open call.