||Conference or Workshop Item
||300 Social sciences > 305 Social groups
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Sustainable development goals (SDGs), Millennium development goals (MDGs), Environment, Population, Malaysia
||1. National Population and Family Development Board (NPFDB) in collaboration with Population Studies Unit, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya and United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA).
2. Dr. Hezri Adnan is the Director of Technology, Innovation, Environment and Sustainability, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia.
||The presentation will outline the rationale and overarching vision for embedding the environment in the SDGs. These are guided by four interlocking ideas: the environment is a prerequisite for socio-economic development; human health and wellbeing depends on good environmental quality; environment has intrinsic values; and finally, protecting the environment can be a new source of economic growth.