Sustainable Development

United Nations Ocean Conference

Recently, the United Nations had hosted the first large-scale ocean conference devoted for protecting and saving the oceans.  The Ocean Conference is a United Nations Conference of world community to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The conference served as a platform for the world community to discuss innovative ways to sustainably use […]


Blue Economy: Concept, Elements and Evolution

Blue economy refers to marine-based sustainable economic development which leads to improved human wellbeing and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Blue Economy versus Green Economy Green Economy is the traditional approach to sustainable development which revolves around the idea of controlling environmental pollution in the process of development. Thus, green […]

Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the United Nations has adopted the resolution on “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development“, which has 169 targets in 17 goals called Sustainable Development Goals. These goals are legally non-binding and have succeeded the eight MDGs, which were adopted in 2000 for fifteen years in Rio 20+ summit. […]