There is broad agreement that climate change represents a threat to sustainable development; consequently, development efforts must be resilient to the impacts of climate change and related disaster risks in order to be sustainable.
This is the first in a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This initial brief provides an introduction to the concept of alignment as it relates to these policy processes.
Read more in this series
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development | Overview Brief 2: Getting Started on Alignment
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development | Overview Brief 3: Country Perspectives on Alignment of the NAP process and NDCs
Publisher: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)