Science in Negotiation: The Role of Scientific Evidence in Shaping the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, 2012-2015

This book explores the role of scientific evidence within United Nations (UN) deliberation by examining the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), endorsed by Member States in 2015. Using the SDGs as a case study, this book addresses a key gap in our understanding of the role of evidence in contemporary international policy-making

Science, Policy & Diplomacy – Can We Accelerate Progress on the SDGs? ASSAF, 2018

The following address was given by Sir Peter Gluckman in August 2018 to the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF) in Pretoria. The 2030 agenda is encapsulated within the 17 SDGs and their 169 targets. This agenda has been criticized as being too broad to be meaningful and too aspirational rather than having the…

Understanding the challenges and opportunities at the Science-Policy Interface – Gluckman Keynote – UN Environmental Assembly – 2016

United Nations Environmental Assembly – Science Policy Forum Nairobi, Kenya; May 2016 Professor Sir Peter Gluckman – Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Chair, International Network for Government Science Advice

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