National Councils for Sustainable Development: Lessons from the past and present

NCSDs-lessons from past finalBy discussing best practices and common trends regarding the purpose, composition and functions of NCSDs, this paper hopes to provide existing NCSDs with a resource to help them learn from other circumstances, both past and current, to ultimately become more effective facilitating the delivery of sustainable development at the national level. It may also be useful for countries that are considering the creation or modification of NCSDs during the next few years.

The report is arranged around three main topics: Purpose and mandate; Composition and membership; and Functions and activities

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