Sustainable Development Goals – a useful outcome from Rio+20?

Author
Alex Evans, David Steven
Content Type
Policy Brief
Institution
Center on International Cooperation
Abstract
Recent months have seen increasing interest in the idea that Rio+20 could be the launch pad for a new set of 'Sustainable Development Goals' (SDGs). But what would SDGs cover, what would a process to define and then implement them look like, and what would some of the key political challenges be? This short briefing sets out a short summary of current thinking the issue, followed by thoughts about the way forward.
Topic
Development, Economics, Foreign Aid, Foreign Direct Investment
Political Geography
Latin America