Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
This chapter critically analyses the global post-2015 development agenda and partnership. The text first characterizes the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that shape the global agenda, describing the process through which they have been implemented. Differences in relation to and steps to move beyond the previous Millennium Development Goals are especially emphasized. We then identify critical thematic issues and concerns which are threatening the implementation of the SDGs. We conclude by focussing on SDG implementation, pointing out a few crucial actions for facilitating global development, and reflecting on the intrinsic ability of the SDGs to achieve these.
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