Tuesday, 19.07.2016 - Nairobi, Kenya

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - A Good or Bad Start? Reflection Group Report Launch: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016

Independent monitoring and review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its structural obstacles and challenges are key factors for the success of the SDGs.

A global alliance of civil society organizations and networks with the support of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has agreed to produce an annual Spotlight Report assessing the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the structural obstacles in its realization. The report puts a spotlight on the fulfillment of the 17 goals, with a particular focus on inequalities, responsibility of the rich and powerful, means of implementation and systemic issues.
Some of the key findings and recommendations of the global Spotlight Report were presented and discussed from various perspectives. Speakers included Hubert René Schillinger (FES), Ranja Sengupta (Third World Network), Serena Abi Khalil (ANND), Edward Oyugi (SODNET), Yuefen Li (South Centre), Celeste Drake (ITUC).

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