go beyond GDP Europe policy recommendations policymaking SPES research Horizon Europe

Redefining progress to go beyond GDP in Europe

Beyond-GDP is more than an upbeat slogan especially if we embrace a Sustainable Human Development  Paradigm that points to the overarching goal of promoting sustainable and inclusive well-being. However, this is still hampered by the presence of political, institutional and technical barriers accruing from mainstream governance mechanisms, institutions, financing and...

Continue Reading
sustainable transition global south EU Horizon 2030 sustainable development beyond GDP

Policy frameworks for sustainability transition: Mapping approaches in the European Union and the Global South

How do the EU policies integrate and articulate the notion of sustainability transition? There are some significant differences in the development and transition challenges and policy perspectives of low- and middle-income regions in the Global South when compared with the internal sustainability transition agenda of the EU.  Furthermore, in the...

Continue Reading
project framework spes sustainability perormances evidence and scenarios peace human security participation and empowerment equity productivity environmental sustainability people partnership planet prosperity

Project Framework: Sustainable Human Development vision to sustainability transition

Project SPES framework offers a Sustainable Human Development (SHD) vision to sustainability transition. It links the 5 Ps of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – People, Prosperity, Planet, Partnership and Peace -  with the 5 pillars of SHD – productivity, equity, environmental sustainability, participation & empowerment, human security emphasizing...

Continue Reading