SDG Presents: Global Generation Project, Voices of The Universe

SDG.org.nz is pleased to share the work of Dr Jane Riddiford and Global Generation as the featured work for SDG Presents: October (2021) October 1, 2021 By Dr Jane Riddiford Global Generation Founding Director Much of what I have brought to Global Generation’s work in London has roots in the group of islands 18,300 km across the seas that form Aotearoa New Zealand; the land where I was born. The covid pandemic meant that what might have been a brief trip for me and my husband, Rod Sugden, to visit my 95-year-old mother turned into a five-month stay.  This...

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Sharing a people’s perspective on the SDGs

By Ronja Ievers (Hui E! Community Aotearoa) E nga mana, E nga reo It has been 4 years since New Zealand made a commitment, when it signed onto the global 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, to empower people, reduce inequalities, promote social, economic and political inclusion, and to leave no one behind. Yet knowledge about the SDGs in New Zealand is still fragmented, and government engagement is low. Inequalities continue to exist and we are facing a major threat to our land, bio diversity, waterways and marine life. When the government therefore announced to present its first progress report...

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It is all about Shared, and Sustainable, Wellbeing

By Girol Karacaoglu After quoting Thomas Jefferson (”The care of human life and happiness is the only legitimate object of good government”), Layard and O’Donnell (2015) go on to write: “What should be the goal of public policy? We agree with Thomas Jefferson. What matters is the quality of life, as people themselves experience it. And the best judge of each person’s life is that same person. Is she happy with her life; is she satisfied? In a democracy that should be the criterion for good policy” (p. 77). Needless to say, there are numerous other possible philosophical...

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