People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership – Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

At the end of September the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed and published.  They will come into effect at the end of 2015, following the completion of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and cover the period 2016-2030. Unlike the MDGs, the idea is to involve the whole world in taking responsibility for development and place…

Policy Forum: Cities, growth and rebalancing the UK economy, Wednesday 21 October 2015 5.00pm – 8.30pm, Royal Geographical Society

Originally posted on 21st Century Challenges:
Successive governments have tried to ‘rebalance’ spatial economic growth in the UK. How can policy-makers ensure that plans for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ really address the ‘north-south divide’? What will this mean for other city regions? Professional interest is required. Contact the Policy Team if you wish to attend. T…