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Addressing the implementation challenge in Mexico

Mon, 2016-11-28 20:21
Vivián Diaz

Mexico was one of the countries to lead on developing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of IRF’s series of interviews on implementation, Gerardo Franco from RIMISP talked to Adolfo Ayuso-Audry from Mexico’s Specialised Technical Committee for the Sustainable Development Goals Information System about how the country was approaching implementation.

One of the challenges faced by Mexico is raising awareness across society, photo Geraint Rowland via flickr.com, creative commons licence.

SDG update - 22 August

22 August 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, including details this week of case studies on SDG implementation in Pakistan and Bangladesh, and blogs on partnership, collaboration and communication and the importance of local processes. 

photo shows a group of three children in Pakistan

Can structural issues be overcome to implement the SDGs in Pakistan? photo: World Bank Photo Collection via flickr.com, creative commons licence

SDG update - 20 June

20 June – this week’s SDG Delivery Update - a compilation of news, opinions, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – includes details of a McKinsey report on bridging global infrastructure gaps, UNDP’s year in review and reports from European Development Days.


UNDP's Year in Review highlights initiatives to advance gender equality, photo: UNICEF Ethiopia via flickr.com, creative commons licence



Mapping SDG interactions

Thu, 2016-06-16 17:47
Caspar Trimmer

Måns Nilsson from SEI explains in an interview a new framework for mapping and categorising interactions between different Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which has been published as an ICSU working paper.

Tackling access to sustainable and modern energy for cooking will also benefit the goal for health, photo: Manna Lal Gameti for Engineering for Change via flickr,com, creative commons licence.  

Starting the 2030 Agenda off right: policy coherence for sustainable development

Wed, 2016-06-15 10:47
Sonya Suter and Adam Fishman

Policy coherence is essential if governments are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and some governments are already leading the way.

Improving public transport can reduce congestion and improve air quality, photo: Asian Development Bank via flickr.com, creative commons licence.


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