A call to action : Thailand and the sustainable development goals / editors Will Baxter, Nicholas Grossman, Nina Wegner.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Bangkok, Thailand ; Singapore : Editions Didier Millet (EDM), 2016.
Description
184 pages : color illustrations, color maps, charts ; 24 cm

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"Thailand is considered one of the countries that is taking sustainable development seriously, but--as with all countries--there is a lot of work to be done. This book examines these challenges through the frame of Thailand's Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which was launched by the United Nations in 2016"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Preface -- Maps of Thailand -- Thailand overview -- Introduction -- Thailand's SDG Index performance -- Goal 1: No poverty -- Goal 2: Zero hunger -- Goal 3: Good health and well-being -- Goal 4: Quality education -- Goal 5: Gender equality -- Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation -- Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy -- Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth -- Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure -- Goal 10: Reduced inequalities -- Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities -- Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production -- Goal 13: Climate action -- Goal 14: Life below water -- Goal 15: Life on land -- Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions -- Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals -- Editorial credits -- Directory -- Picture credits.
Other title(s)
  • 17 goals
  • Seventeen goals
ISBN
  • 9789814610438 (paperback)
  • 9814610437 (paperback)
  • 9789814610421
  • 9814610429
OCLC
990098603
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