National Sustainability Planning in Malaysia

Florianna, Michael and Shanti Faridah, Salleh (2021) National Sustainability Planning in Malaysia. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Global Sustainability. Springer Nature, pp. 1-24. ISBN 978-3-319-71389-2

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Since 2015, Malaysia has reiterated its commitment to support and implement the 21 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development 22 Goals (SDGs). The commitment of Malaysia is evident as it embedded the SDGs 23 into its National Plan. This chapter discusses the 2030 Agenda which serves as 24 Malaysia’s collective blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for 25 all. Institutional mechanisms and structures were established to implement and 26 monitor the 2030 Agenda. The continuous adaptation of SDG into the National Planning can be seen in Malaysia’s 11th National Plan and 12th National Plan 28 where its strategic plan includes the alignment of SDG and national development 29 is realized through a mapping exercise which involves the integration of the 30 national development plan’s action plans, initiatives, and outcomes to the SDGs’ 31 goals, targets, and indicators. The embedment of SDGs in Malaysia’s Plan 32 ensures that the people will benefit from socioeconomic development, achieve 33 inclusivity and social cohesion, and improve general well-being.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: National planning, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals Malaysia
Subjects: A General Works > AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities
A General Works > AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Michael Mulok
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2021 03:30
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2022 07:24

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