Implementation of 2030 Agenda: SDGs Practices in India

Authors: Anant Bhaskar Garg and Manisha Agarwal – @HRDEFIndia India’s Philosophy of ‘One World’, Global Partnership, and culture of support is known for centuries. Uniting all stakeholders for their role in shaping the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on three pillars of economy, social, environment with culture based on the principles of equality and… Continue reading Implementation of 2030 Agenda: SDGs Practices in India

Accelerating Implementation: the Need for Disability Disaggregated Data

Author: Ola Abu Alghaib – @AlghaibOla Opportunities are being lost to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda from the perspective of disability. Persons with disabilities are unable to monitor implementation and therefore are not yet meaningfully included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Why? Leonard Cheshire Disability believes the answer is multifaceted. But one significant contributor… Continue reading Accelerating Implementation: the Need for Disability Disaggregated Data

Fibras naturales como método de desarrollo local e implementación de la Agenda 2030

Autor: Hecho por Nosotros – @hechoxnosotros Día del Exceso Terrestre Earth Overshoot Day – el día del año en el cual el consumo de recursos naturales por parte de los seres humanos excede la capacidad terrestre de regenerar tales recursos ese mismo año llega cada año antes que el año pasado. Por eso, consumo responsable es… Continue reading Fibras naturales como método de desarrollo local e implementación de la Agenda 2030

Beyond Tracking SDGs Implementation: CSOs should Engage in Acceleration

Author: John Patrick Ngoyi  – @ngoyi98 @jdpc_ijebuode The case of the Justice, Development and Peace Commission of Ijebu-Ode, in Nigeria Two and a half years have now gone since the adoption of SDGs by 193 countries at the seat of the United Nations in New York. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which came into effect in January… Continue reading Beyond Tracking SDGs Implementation: CSOs should Engage in Acceleration

Embracing SDG16+ in Somaliland: an Opportunity for Change

Authors: Abdijalil Dahir Afqarshe (@Afqarshe2) and Jordan Street (@jordan_street07) Hopes are high in Somaliland after a largely peaceful presidential election in November ushered in a new government pledging to launch development initiatives to improve the lives of Somalilanders. Abdijalil Dahir Afqarshe and Jordan Street argue that the Sustainable Development Goals – or SDGs have a crucial role to… Continue reading Embracing SDG16+ in Somaliland: an Opportunity for Change

SDG Implementation in Kenya has two Faces: Impressing Foreigners, while Citizens are Missing out

Author: Luke Kapchanga – @Mobile3xx2 Kenya was among the countries which participated in the Voluntary National Report process to the High Level Political Forum 2017. The VNR for Kenya identified several challenges amongst them;- inadequate capacity ,High stakeholder expectations, inadequate  funding and disaggregated data. There are challenges in awareness creation, mainstreaming into Medium Term Plans… Continue reading SDG Implementation in Kenya has two Faces: Impressing Foreigners, while Citizens are Missing out

Oh, It’s a Ball. Let us Score the Goals!

Author: Judith Kaulem – @kaulemj @PRFTZim Zimbabwe was among the 44 countries that presented their Voluntary National Reviews at the 2017 HLPF in New York. This was despite the fact that locally, the government had made very little effort to raise awareness on the SDGs and as a result very few people knew of their existence. As a… Continue reading Oh, It’s a Ball. Let us Score the Goals!