Spotlight on sustainable development

12 December 2019|

Reshaping governance for sustainability - global civil society report on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

Date: 1 July, 2019
Organisation: Public Services International and Society for International Development (SID)
  • Debt
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural resources
  • Private finance

Written by a coalition of NGOs, including Citizens for Financial Justice partners SID and PSI. 

‘The implementation of the 2030 Agenda is not just a matter of better policies. It requires more holistic and more sweeping shifts in how power is vested, including through institutional and governance reforms.’

Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Four years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda the world is off-track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most governments have failed to turn the transformational vision of the 2030 Agenda into real transformational policies. Even worse, xenophobia and authoritarianism are on the rise in a growing number of countries.

But there are signs of change. Social movements have emerged worldwide, many with young people and women in the lead. They not only challenge bad or inefficient government policies, but also share a fundamental critique of underlying social structures, power relations and governance arrangements.

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