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World Economic and Social Survey 2016: Climate Change Resilience - An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities

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United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs

The World Economic and Social Survey 2016 by the United Nations Department on Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)adds to the debate over challenges to successfully implementing the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. It thereby focuses on climate change and its disproportional impact on population groups and communities who are most vulnerable, stating that without transformative policies which coherently address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of development, building climate resilience will remain elusive and poverty and inequalities will worsen. Find the full report here.