Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Development Goals SDGs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable Development Goals SDGs.

  1. 1. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unveiling the path towards sustainability: scientific interest at HEIs from a scientometric approach in the period 2008-2017

    Author : Núria Bautista-Puig; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Scientometrics; Bibliometrics; Sustainability; Sustainable development; Sustainability science; Higher education for sustainable development; Spanish higher education institutions; Spanish university system; Implementation of sustainable development; Sustainable Development Goals SDGs ; Millennium Development Goals MDGs ;

    Abstract : Humanity has experienced the impact of an unsustainable economic model at all levels. This topic has crystallized in different summits and conferences during the 20th century. As a result of this concern, the concept of sustainable development (SD) emerged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowerment and Private Law : Civil Impetus for Sustainable Development

    Author : Staffan Michelson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable development; resilience; empowerment; legal emopwerment; private law; civil rights; agenda 2030; SDGs; power of law; case study; societal change; sociology of law; norms; SDR norms; environment;

    Abstract : This dissertation is the result of a study of private law viewed as a source of power for individuals to enhance values they favour. As an appropriate example of such values, the study has focused on current norms that have been recognized and mirrored as sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the UN Agenda 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. Navigating towards the Safe Operating Space: Systems thinking and the SDGs

    Author : David Collste; Sarah E Cornell; Birgit Kopainsky; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 2030 Agenda; visioning; scenarios; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs; Three horizons; transformation; The World In 2050; Planetary Boundaries; Safe Operating Space; Plural economics; Doughnut Economics; Human Needs; Capability approach; Easterlin paradox; Sustainability; System Dynamics; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Can the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals be reached within the Planetary Boundaries? This licentiate thesis aims to explore this question by navigating towards the safe operating space, as defined by the planetary boundaries, through integrating issues, disciplines, scales, models and stakeholders. The thesis is a milestone within the European Union financed project “Adaptation to a New Economic Reality (AdaptEconII)”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals : Focusing on municipal organisations in a Swedish context

    Author : Venus Krantz; Sara Gustafsson; Wisdom Kanda; Sara Brorström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sustainability; SDG; regional; local; governance; management;

    Abstract : Adopted in 2015, the 2030 Agenda and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for integrated approaches and aim to “leave no one behind”. This licentiate thesis focuses on localisation of the SDGs in Swedish municipal organisations, and more specifically at early stages of SDG localisation processes. READ MORE