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Championing SDGs

PAKISTAN is one of the countries which adopted the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 — also called ‘global goals’ — in order to attain lasting development, peace,…

Data revolution for SDGs

Last month, I attended two workshops organized by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on user-producer dialogue to sense data needs and calibrate with statistical products – a commendable step…

SDGs and the Triple C crisis

Sustainable development is a concept that aims to meet the economic, social, and environmental needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.…

From MDGs to SDGs

There has been a contested debate over the viability and consistency of policies adopted and actions taken by developing countries to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). At the end…

SDGs and seniors

Seniors are a growing segment of the population and it is important to see how the global development frameworks view them. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the major current…

Inclusive SDGs

December 3, 2016, marked the UN International Day of People with Disabilities. This year, its theme is ‘achieving 17 goals for the future we want’. As the world’s largest and…

How CPEC Can Help The SDGs

How CPEC can help the SDGs

This newspaper’s initiative to help mainstream Sustainable Development Goals through a series of articles focusing on the SDGs has brought forth the complexity and policy choices that need to be…