Tag Archives for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

What do Global Megatrends mean for the financing of the SDGs?

Gail Hurley

How finance is raised and spent must be transformed to effectively meet the enormous challenges of the 21st century The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recently reported that the world economy will need to spend at least US$ 7 trillion extra on social care by 2030 to cope with demographic changes worldwide. Rising birth rates and increased life expectancy mean there … Continue reading

19 September 2018 by
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The 2030 agenda and the SDGs – a course correction?

Much will depend on the capacity and determination of civil society to leverage the necessary political will 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 … Continue reading

30 September 2015 by
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