Sustainability Development

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Sustainability Development

Report By : Nicole Vinoy

Team Mates : Pranjali Nilajkar, Seanna Grace Claudius, Narmitha Nair

The objectives of the report are:

  • To make the planet a more sustainable.
  • To ensure that we protect our home.
  • To develop cooperation
  • To strengthen participation.
  • To increase creativity

Report

United Nations acquired goals also known as SDG’s an universal action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that by 2030 all the people of the world live in peace and harmony.

There are seventeen (17) SDG’s that show that when we do something it impacts something or someone else, and development must be stabilized socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

Many developed countries have prioritized progress of those countries that are still under developed. The SDG’s are to end fear of poverty, hunger, AIDS, and discrimination against women and girls.

The creativity, knowledge, advancement in technology and capital goods from all the society is necessary to achieve the SDG’s in every context.

The UAE by virtue of its vision 2021, the UAE is trying to branch out its financial resources by distancing itself from oil. In January 2012, Sheikh Mohammed launched the Green Economy initiative under the slogan: A green economy for sustainable development. In this program, the UAE seeks to become a global hub and successful model of the new green economy, to grow the country’s fierceness and sustainability and conserve its environment for the future generations.

Through this program the UAE aims to become one of the world leaders in this field as well as a centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies, and to keep up sustainable environment to hold up long-term economic growth while protecting the environment.  

The initiative includes a wide range of programs and policies in the areas of energy, agricultural, investment and sustainable transport and constructional policies.

  1. The first field of green energy aims to promote the production and use of renewable energy.
  2. The second field includes government policies aimed to encouraged investment in green economy and to facilitate the production, import , export and re-export of green products and technologies.
  3. The third field relates to developing urban planning policies that preserve the environment and to raise the efficiency of housing and buildings environmentally.

 

Self-Reflections

Through this project I have learnt a lot a about sustainability and the gaols of the United Nations and the goals of the UAE and how they plan on staying as example of a sustainable to the rest of the world. By following the seventeen SDG’s adopted by the United Nations. This project helped me understand a little more about teamwork and has helped me enhance my knowledge about topics I otherwise would know very little about I have enjoyed my time learning more about sustainability and it various side effect of sorts.

Group reflection

The group was quite easily split into different responsibilities, everyone was asked to do their part. Everyone learnt a little more about each other’s and their talents in specific roles. A lot of us did not know what exactly to do in the project but in due course and with the help of Ms Sadia we were well prepared for the project. Over all we have acquired a lot of skills and information on sustainability development.  

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