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CARE: How to make the post-2015 development agenda climate-smart? - Opinion

22 July 2015

Sven Harmeling of CARE International writes in an opinion piece that, 'It is still not too late to make the post-2015 development agenda climate-smart, and this can help maximise the synergies between the twin tracks of the sustainable development agenda and the U.N. climate process, for the benefit of today’s and future generations and the people and communities most vulnerable to climate change.'...



With disaster risk increasing globally due to increasing vulnerability to natural hazards, it has become obvious that the SDGs will require a risk-sensitive approach to ensure their accelerated achievement and sustainability.

Disaster risk reduction is an integral part of sustainable development and therefore an important element for the achievement of the MDGs.