AGENDA 2030
THE CHALLENGES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES

My fear is we are tinkering at the edges. The 2030 Agenda is extremely ambitious, indeed revolutionary. To achieve it, we will need a paradigm shift in the business of development. As I see it the challenge can be constructed as a simultaneous equation.

How do you foster economic growth while ensuring it is more equitable and decoupled from environmental destruction? 

The economic growth part of this equation is complex enough. There is so much uncertainty regarding the prospects for future growth, driven for example by uncertainty over the impacts of new technology on traditional economic sectors.

But ensuring growth is equitable and environmentally sustainable compounds the challenge. Read more>>


STRAIGHT TALK: FINANCING THE SDGs


PUTTING THE BEAT TO THE SDGs

Andrew Ambrose, Borneo Dayak Forum International, Malaysia raps about SDGs on the sidelines of the Regional Knowledge Exchange, Manila, Philippines.


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