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British Doctors May Soon Prescribe Art, Music, Dance, Singing Lessons

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, December 30, 2018, In : Sustainable Development 
British Doctors May Soon Prescribe Art, Music, Dance, Singing Lessons

Campaign is expected to launch across the entire U.K. by 2023



An ambitious initiative unveiled this week by British Health Secretary Matt Hancock may soon enable the country’s doctors to prescribe therapeutic art- or hobby-based treatments for ailments ranging from dementia to psychosis, lung conditions and mental health issues. Writing for the Times, Kat Lay explains...


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Why sustainability is no longer enough, yet still very important on the road to regeneration

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, In : Sustainable Development 
The regenerative (r)evolution is well underway. The Re-generation is rising to transform business as usual profoundly and just in time to avoid a global cataclysm.



By Daniel Christian Wahl. Published on September 19, 2018.

Please find the full article @ Medium.com.










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Waterloo launches Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Canada

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, In : Sustainable Development 

Waterloo named home for Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada, in partnership with WGSI.

By Sam Toman & Natalie Quinlan

​A new organization at the University of Waterloo will focus on bringing together Canadian post-secondary institutions, civil society members and others to mobilize around the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. Officially launched Monday, May 7, Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada joins 24 other SDS...


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Food Wastage Footprint 2 - a video from the UN FAO

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, October 19, 2014, In : Sustainable Development 

Published on Sep 9, 2014

Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations


The full economic, environmental and social costs of food loss and waste.





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SD? SCD? SDGs? Post-2015? Focus on communities? YES!

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Sunday, September 21, 2014, In : Sustainable Development 
I'm back with some excellent resources and initiatives directly related to the ongoing discussions for the UN post-2015 development agenda and particularly the goals that promote sustainable community development.

Enjoy!


Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Communitas Coalition for Sustainable Cities and Regions
PANDO | Sustainable Communities (collaboration network for researchers and practitioners)
ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Intern...

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Do ancient cities hold the key to equal, sustainable urban access? (ongoing research)

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, In : Sustainable Development 
How far away is your school? Are there more fast food joints than farmers markets in your neighborhood? Is your doctor close enough to help you in an emergency?

Today, more than half of the world's population – that's more than 3.5 billion people – lives in cities, and cities contain the majority of services like schools, markets, and hospitals. Experts predict that by 2030, urban area will double worldwide, shifting more people into cities. However, to some, access to urban services is no...

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