Sustainable Development Glossary A-Z

Join a Smart Word! We know how frustrating it can be to read an interesting article on  sustainable development and come upon certain terms that you have no idea what they mean. Finding a concise definition on internet can take some time. We want to make your reading and learning about Sustainable Development easier with this Sustainable Development Glossary A-Z. Find your word with a click below:

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Coming soon: Examples of discussions and action taken by youth related to main terms in the glossary will be constantly added to the glossary.  Stay tune!


This glossary is extracted from the YMP – free distance course on Sustainable Development for students between ages 16-18.  In the YMP youth and their teachers learn and discuss globally about sustainable development while taking local action towards more sustainable societies. YMP is provided in English and is open to students from all countries.

What is the YMP?  watch video

Students write about their experience in the YMP:

Builders or destructors of the upcoming generations

Jatin Garg from Delhi, India writes about the YMP

What teachers say about YMP:

What can a teacher gain from the YMP? Interview with teacher Belgin Arusoglu. Turkey

What can YMP add to the school´s curriculum on sustainable development? YMP teacher experience

Together we are taking steps towards a more sustainable world.

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