Globalizing sustainable development

Globalizing sustainable development

by The Daily Eye Team January 28 2015, 2:44 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 33 secs

The question of how the world can end extreme poverty and improve human wellbeing will take on new urgency in 2015, as the millennium development goals (MDGs) expire and a new set of goals—the proposed sustainable development goals (SDGs)—are finalized. United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon’s Synthesis Report, outlining the main elements of the post-2015 agenda, provides strong guidance regarding what sustainable development should look like and what world leaders must do over the next 15 years to achieve it. After two years of crafting the “what” of sustainable development, the year ahead must focus on how to get it done.

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