Instead of having 169 Sustainable Development Goals, let’s prioritise targets that matter most
Over that decade-and-a-half, governments, international institutions and private foundations poured in billions of dollars more than they had before, specifically to achieve the 15 targets. Bjorn Lomborg kicks off a 12-part weekly series in which he and his colleagues at the Copenhagen Consensus think tank set a “Do-able Dozen” priorities for salvaging the SDGs. You can read the first part in Economic Times (India).
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