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Network update: latest developments and events (May 2020)

By Paul Bradley | May 2020 SDG Network Scotland Coordinator If you’re like me, then you’re probably receiving far too many emails from organisations right now. I hope this one, though, is a useful update on matters relating to COP 26, the SDG agenda...

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Our new vision, mission and more! (February 2020)

By Paul Bradley | February 2020 SDG Network Scotland Coordinator Our forum for SDG Network Scotland will soon hit 500 members, having set up this online space 18 months ago. We’ve got some good outlets too, such as @SDGScotland on Twitter and...

Group photo of participants at SDG Network Workshop holding the SDGs Boards

May East: What happens after a vibrant network forms?

Networks are dynamic, living realities, in constant evolution. From its inception through its unfoldment, every network forges its own path, partly predictable, partly unexpected. A cross section of the SDGs Scotland Network gathered in Edinburgh to...

Barack Obama presenting at the Europe Town Hall in Berlin

Paul Bradley: Berlin, Obama and collaboration

When the invitation to attend a Town Hall with President Barack Obama landed as junk mail, I presumed it was just that. I palmed it off as another phishing scam; the thought of recognition from the Obama Foundation seemed a little far-fetched.  ...

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Draft Scottish SDG review chapters ready for public comment

Thank you to everyone who was able to respond to our call for evidence (survey, 14 Feb) on the Scotland’s progress with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG Network Scotland’s VNR Working Group would now like to invite you to comment...

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Update from SDG Network Coordinator: Sustaining the Network

Scotland’s SDG Network has grown to nearly 230 members and is now a key group when it comes to discussing the SDGs and National Outcomes in Scotland. But where do we go next?   We spent our first 18 months setting up the Network and involving...

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December update: Scottish approach to the national SDG review

Firstly, thanks for an excellent year, all the contributions you’ve made and the support you’ve given me, too. Find our year in review moment here!   Our second update looks at forming the Scottish approach to the National Review on...

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Update: UK approach to the national SDG review

Our Network’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) Working Group have been working hard since the start of November to inform the engagement process for Scotland’s contribution to the UK review on SDG progress. This update looks at the UK approach and...

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Network update: Voluntary National Review

By Network Coordinator, Paul Bradley. Originally sent via SDG Network’s forum.  Scotland’s SDG Network has almost hit 200 members! Numbers do not mean much, but it does feel like a solid footing to move us into 2019 and begin engaging...

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Autumn Highlights: Scotland’s SDG Network at a glance

A lot’s been happening in recent weeks and months so we’ve pulled together some highlights and a look ahead for you. Last month saw Scotland’s SDG Network meet with both the UK and Scottish Governments, we set up an open working...

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SDG Network Meeting: 11th June 2018

This meeting has been postponed due to a clash with the Scottish Government’s conference on the National Performance Framework and SDGs. The session will be rearranged. The next meeting of Scotland’s Sustainable Development Goals Network...

Organisation Signatories

Gareth Jones: The time is now for Sustainable Development Goals

Organisations from across the country have come together to call on powerbrokers to show their commitment to creating a fairer and healthier planet. The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity...

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Press release: SDG Network publishes open letter

National network publish open letter to ScotGov on Sustainable Development Goals A national network co-ordinated by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has issued an open letter to government bodies asking them to evidence their...

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Sign our open letter on Scotland’s commitment to the SDGs!

In 2015, the First Minister confirmed that the Scottish Government would be one of the first anywhere in the world to commit to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals, both at home and overseas. Since then, all 193 UN member states have signed...

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New timetable for Scotland’s SDG Network Meetings

Scotland was one of the first nations to sign up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and Scotland has a good history of policy and action in relation to sustainability issues. There is widespread desire across sectors to respond...

Meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals Network

Global Goals: what’s in it for you? by Paul Bradley

We’re all busy. Busy working on projects, policies and campaigns in the hope that they’ll make a big impact to our organisations. I’m no different, busy promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)to third sector organisations across Scotland...

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