Development and equity

The Rio Earth Summit linked the imperative of human development with that of sustainability, making inter and intra-generational equity an essential target. The Millennium goals and the sustainable development goals strengthened these relationships, leading to a commitment which is shared by the Countries of the North and those of the South, to eliminate poverty and hunger, guarantee education, gender equality and access to essential services (water, energy, etc.) and health.

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On the Curbing of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing

Fishermen bypassing fishing regulations compromise fish stocks management efforts. Countering this lawlessness requires…

Globalisation: An urban oportunity? *

The contemporary globalized economy is based on permanent innovation and ever-growing flows of goods, investments and…

Access to Water and Access to the City

For many people, providing access to drinking water and sanitation in urban areas means extending water utilities…

Urban Services: Overturning Dogmas

A multitude of small, alternative provision systems has recently developed to meet specific needs, alongside large-scale…