Entries by Abir Ghattas


The HLPF We Need

An opinion post by Patrick Lanouette Disclaimer: The views and opinions presented here are entirely personal and do not reflect the views of the author’s organization. As a young researcher in the field of sustainable development and environmental protection, I was very excited to participate for the first time at this year’s High Level Political […]

GSW17 Policy Message & Final Report

The Global Soil Week 2017 was co-hosted by twenty two partners from four governments, intergovernmental and academic organizations and civil society networks. 250 distinguished participants provided valuable perspectives piloting contributions to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Thematic Reviews. Through all our collective inputs, we were able to address the role of soil and land […]


Ohne Boden kein Essen, kein Frieden

Auf der Global Soil Week suchten Experten nach Wegen, um fruchtbare Böden zu schützen. Umweltpolitiker Töpfer schlug eine UN-Bodenkonferenz vor. BERLIN taz | Ein Mann steht in einer Küche – zuletzt fast nackt. Ihm fliegen nacheinander die Möbel weg, der Computer, der Kühlschrank, Essen und Trinken, seine Kleidung. „Alle diese Dinge würden nicht existieren ohne […]

Land and Soil Actors Pilot Methodology for Global SDG Thematic Reviews

This post was originally posted on IISD SDG Knowledge Hub 9 May 2017: Participants at this year’s Global Soil Week (GSW) will convene a series of “Thematic Review LABs,” using an integrative land and soil perspective, as a contribution to thematic reviews to be undertaken at this year’s High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) […]