The 2030 Agenda: pathways from the vision to the reality: business as usual is not an option

Kloke-Lesch, Adolf / Dirk Messner
External Publications (2019)

in: Shaping sustainability: the 2030 Agenda in German development cooperation; Focus Report, Bonn: DEval (Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit), 13-17

ISBN: 978-3-96126-089-8

After its adoption in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 goals came face to face with institutions that were poorly positioned for the implementation of such a universal, integrated agenda. At the same time the Agenda was quickly confronted with political and economic dynamics that had received scant attention while it was being negotiated. The need for action to spur on ambitious implementation of the 2030 Agenda is clear from the three following observations in particular:Finding institutional answers, Six transformations for all 17 SDGs, Bringing the SDGs into the digital age.

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