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A dispassionate look at the Sustainable Development Goals

This post is written by Jan Vandemoortele, PhD, formerly with the UN, co-architect of the MDGs and a critical friend of the SDGs Almost two years in the making, the sustainable development goals (SDGs) were agreed in early August. By late September, they will be formally adopted by member states at a UN summit in New … Continue reading

A stepping-stones approach to leaving no one behind in learning

This post is written by Pauline Rose and Ben Alcott in the Research for Equitable Access and Learning Centre at the University of Cambridge, based on their newly-released paper for the UK Department for International Development on ‘How Education Systems can become Equitable by 2030’. It is the sixteenth in our blog series which aims to … Continue reading

Off to a strong start: putting the Sustainable Development Goals into practice

Call for Regional Papers Background on the issue The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build upon the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), establishing a new round of development targets for the world to meet by 2030. Much of the focus to date has been on what the goals should be. But how they are implemented – what … Continue reading

The MDGs ignored migrants and refugees. How will the SDGs fare?

This post, by Bob van Dillen, expert on migration and development at CORDAID and coordinator post-2015 at Migration and Development Network, MADE, is the fifteenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. The commitment to ‘leave no one behind’ has been a … Continue reading

Leaving no one behind: realism vs optimism in Kenya

This post, written by Laura Kerr, Policy Advocacy Coordinator at RESULTS UK, is the fourteenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. The blog explores a case study from RESULTS UK’s new report, Who Pays for Progress?, to assess the reality of ensuring … Continue reading

Reclaiming ‘No Child Left Behind’

This post, written by Professor Jo Boyden, Director of Young Lives, is the thirteenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. Despite memories of the controversial 1990s US education policy the slogan No Child Left Behind has made a come-back in the … Continue reading

How can we leave no one behind in education and learning?

This post is written by Jordan Naidoo, Director Education for All, UNESCO, and Manos Antoninis, Senior Policy Analyst, Global Monitoring Report, and is the twelfth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be drafted to include all social and economic groups by inviting a range experts to write on … Continue reading

Delivering the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals for adolescent girls

This post, written by Sarah Hendriks, Global Gender Advisor at Plan International, is the eleventh in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups. Following many months of consultation and negotiation, the global community has reached an historic moment. We can see that great … Continue reading

Does LNOB really merit so much attention?

This post, written by Jan Vandemoortele, co-architect of the Millennium Development Goals and a “critical friend” of the Sustainable Development Goals, is the tenth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be drafted to include all social and economic groups. The MDGs report card contains two salient features. First, it … Continue reading

How many people were left behind by unequal growth during the MDG period?

This post, written by Chris Hoy, Research Officer at ODI, and Emma Samman, is the ninth in our blog series which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be drafted to include all social and economic groups.  Worsening inequality is a key challenge of our time. Evidence from Oxfam illustrates that next year, if current … Continue reading

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