11.07.2018 · Category: Bhutan Thailand Vietnam

HLPF 2018 Side Event: Green economy and its transformative impacts towards sustainable development in all its dimensions

New York, 11 Jul 2018 - The world’s natural resources have been depleted and deteriorated as a result of human activities including unsustainable consumption and production patterns. Globalization, population growth, and rapid urbanization have led to, among others, the problems of air pollution, contamination of water and soil, and wastes management. If these problems are not addressed properly, they will pose serious negative impacts on the environment, the ecosystem, and the well-being of the people, undermining our efforts to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs).