Other publications of interest to the Observatory

Other publications of interest to the Observatory

This section offers the latest regional publications related to the observation of the environment and development in the Mediterranean.

Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean Report 2020 -Transformations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2020 Report on Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean presents an overview of results achieved for 24 Mediterranean countries extracted from the Sustainable Development Report 2020. It was prepared by a team of experts of the University of Siena – Santa Chiara Lab, as the hosting institution of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the Mediterranean Area (SDSN-Mediterranean). The report was coordinated by Riccardo M. Pulselli under the direction of Angelo Riccaboni (SDSN Mediterranean) and the supervision of Jeffrey Sachs (SDSN). Lead writers are Riccardo M. Pulselli, Massimo Gigliotti, Simone Cresti, Angelo Riccaboni (SDSN Mediterranean) and Jeffrey Sachs (SDSN).

Arab Opinion Index 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 Arab Opinion Index is the seventh in a series of yearly public opinion surveys across the Arab world, based on the findings from face-to-face interviews conducted with 28,288 individual respondents in 13 Arab countries: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania. The Arab Opinion Index remains the largest public opinion survey carried out in the Arab world.


The SDG portal

The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which set out a 15-year plan to achieve the Goals.