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The 2030 agenda and the SDGs – a course correction?

By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Professor, Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA), The New School, New York

A rare sense of euphoria permeated the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York this weekend. The multitude of events that have been taking place on First Avenue and beyond had a party atmosphere. And it was not only government delegates but many civil society activists who negotiated for systemic change that celebrated the new agenda that promises transformative change for sustainable development. Yet will implementation actually bring real change?

To read more, please follow the link:

http://speri.dept.shef.ac.uk/2015/09/30/the-2030-agenda-and-the-sdgs-a-c...