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appraisal, we help put sustainable development at the heart of Government policy

September 2009

SDC Welcomes Announcement on Northern Ireland Commissioner
The Sustainable Development Commission has welcomed the announcement by the First Minister Peter Robinson MLA and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA that the process to appoint a Sustainable Development Commissioner for Northern Ireland is underway.

Northern Ireland and the Transition to a Sustainable Economy
The Sustainable Development Commission in Northern Ireland, in partnership with The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, will host a discussion on moving Northern Ireland’s economy towards a sustainable future on Tuesday 29th September in Lecture Theatre 6, Peter Frogatt Centre QUB, Belfast, at 7.30pm.

SDC Makes Submission to Sustainable Transport Inquiry
In September the SDC in Northern Ireland made a written submission to the Regional Development Committee inquiry into Sustainable Transport.

August 2009

"Sustainability is key to food security" - SDC responds to Defra food security assessment
In response to the government's assessment of how the food and drink industry can secure the UK’s…

SDC welcomes Environmental Audit Committee Greening Government report
Welcoming the Environmental Audit Committee's findings that the Government must act now to reduce carbon…

July 2009

Audio - Porritt Gives Farewell Speech In Welsh Capital
Over 100 people packed out a room at Cardiff City Hall to hear Jonathon Porritt’s last speech in…

Sain - Porritt yn rhoi ei Araith Olaf ym Mhrifddinas Cymru
Roedd mwy na 100 o bobl yn llenwi ystafell yn Neuadd y Ddinas Caerdydd i glywed araith olaf Porritt yng…

Low Carbon Regions - a tailored approach to cutting greenhouse gas emissions across Wales
The Welsh Assembly Government wants every part of Wales to become a 'Low Carbon Region'. The SDC is preparing advice on how to make this a reality to tackle climate change.

Q and A - Peter Davies
What do you most enjoy about being SDC Commissioner for Wales?  The opportunity to meet with communities,…

Holi Ac Ateb - Peter Davies
Beth ydych chi’n ei fwynhau fwyaf ynghylch bod yn Gomisiynydd Cymru i’r Comisiwn Datblygu…

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