Origin Story for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Origin Story for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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What led to the origin of sustainable development goals or SDGs? Does the launch of SDGs mean the MDGs failed? In this episode we examine the birth of SDGs. We also draw a comparison between the SDGs and the MDGs.
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With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) stumbling to their finish line, the UN needed a brand-new action plan to replace them. Witness the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals and how they were going to respond to the criticism of the MDGs. We will also explore the looming question, are the Sustainable Development Goals going to be successful?

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how the UN prepared for the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals between 2012 and 2015.  

  • How did the UN address the shortcomings of the Millennium Development Goals with the Sustainable Development Goals? 

  • What are the potential gaps in the Sustainable Development Goals and how can the UN address them? 

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Prajeeth Sitherasenan

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SDGPlus

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