It’s time for the country to take advantage of the growing international goodwill spawned by the historic 2015 election to create jobs, attract investment, and spur economic growth.
The private sector alone could raise up to $10 trillion for development finance in Asia; let's direct that investment toward meeting the SDGs.
To address the societal roots of conflict, a separate measurement tool can help identify potential subnational conflict sensitivity in areas like Mindanao, Philippines.
We hope to restore school enrollment rates, return household incomes to pre-quake levels, and teach village development committees how to cope with disaster risks.
ADB’s Key Indicators report is a testament to our long-term commitment toward providing timely, high-quality, and open data alongside expanding data literacy and strengthening statistical capacity in Asia and the Pacific.
Presenting a shared world vision for the next 15 years, the 17 SDGs came as no surprise as the text was politically negotiated and agreed ahead of time. Here are my 6 takeaways.
How can CSOs contribute meaningfully to the new SDGs, and how can the post-2015 agenda support civil society’s development efforts over the next 15 years? Here are 5 ways.
As world leaders gather this weekend in New York to officially adopt the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 6 questions come to mind.
For a long time, sustainability was seen as an environmental issue that represented an unwelcome trade-off with strong economic growth. But now it encompasses a more mutually dependent set of environmental, economic, and social goals.
Improving the lives of women and girls was part of the MDGs when they were adopted in 2000. Since then, much progress has been made—particularly on education—but that progress has been uneven and insufficient in many countries.