This analytical document illustrates practical examples and the direction of future initiatives related to the SDGs in Shimokawa in a format that, where possible, is in line with the United Nations handbook for the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews (VNR). It also aims at communicating about Japanese efforts to achieve the SDGs, in areas including environment and energy, health and welfare, advancement of women, and promotion of industry.
Shimokawa takes part, jointly with Kitakyushu and Toyama cities, of the ‘SDGs Futures cities’, announced by the Japanese governement in June 2018.
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Topics: Energy, Environment, Health, Urban, Adaptation, Gender, Green Jobs/Economy, Policy Instruments
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2018