Most states today have a policy requiring HIV education, usually in conjunction with broader sex education.
Meanwhile, as debate over the relative merits of abstinence-only-until-marriage versus more comprehensive approaches has intensified, states have enacted a number of specific content requirements.
Mandates must be scaled back, and strict sustainability criteria must be applied to mandates for both first and second-generation biofuels. Download the related Action Aid Report, “Mandating Hunger” The Global Development and Environment Institute’s Globalization and Sustainable Development Program examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of economic integration in developing countries, with a particular emphasis on the WTO and NAFTA's lessons for trade and development policy.Otherwise, governments are mandating not just biofuel consumption but hunger and unsustainable resource use. The goal of the program is to identify policies and international agreements that foster sustainable development.Beginning in the 1970s, concerns over teen pregnancy– and later HIV/AIDS–galvanized widespread public support for sex education in schools.New governments who attempt to introduce policies that they did not make public during an election campaign are said not to have a legitimate mandate to implement such policies.Elections, especially ones with a large margin of victory, are often said to give the newly elected government or elected official an implicit mandate to put into effect certain policies.