Blog posts tagged to "Sustainable Development Goals"
Published on Friday, 11 September 2015
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.
Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2015
In our August blog poll, we asked readers what they believe to be the priority sources of funding for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be implemented on 1 January 2016. ADB has been getting prepared ahead of time, especially on the financing question.
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015
A focus on inclusion in the new SDGs is vital for Asia and the Pacific, where inequality has risen some 20% in the past two decades, and around 1.4 billion people live under $2 a day.
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Why shouldn’t every dollar count for sustainable development? This fundamental query has been repeatedly emerging from Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the post-2015 SDGs now under discussion.
Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2015
In two months we will finally know the final Sustainable Development Goals. But how did we get here, and what does this framework mean for global development efforts? Let's get to know the SDGs a bit better.
Published on Monday, 13 July 2015
Everyone in the development community seems to be talking about Addis these days. The capital of Ethiopia is hosting the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development on 13-16 July.
Published on Saturday, 02 May 2015
The start of May means birds, flowers and warmer weather in some parts of the world, but for ADB, it marks the biggest and busiest event in our calendar year – the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors.
Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Financing the anticipated and wide-ranging SDGs in Asia and the Pacific alone could cost well over $1 trillion per year, according to a new ADB report.
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2015
As we approach the deadline for the Millenium Development Goals, how has developing Asia performed so far on achieving the MDGs related to health? Here are a few highlights based on ADB’s latest data.
Published on Monday, 20 October 2014
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to bring a stronger focus on longer-term durability of development gains as opposed to the current approach which sees decision-making targeted at the shorter term. At present, businesses main focus is annual balance sheets; for development organizations it is annual results reporting; and for democracies there's cyclical elections.