25 Sep '17, 1pm

#SDGs #GlobalGoals

September 25, 2017 marks the two-year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since their adoption, these aspirational international development targets have garnered significant attention among development partners. The indicators, data and statistics they contain are now becoming a focal point of discussion at the international level. On this SDG birthday, Transparency International is highlighting the need for governments to stay ambitious in the way they measure success. Transparency International believes that the official UN indicators for measuring SDGs are too narrow . They provide an overview of SDG progress at the global level, but fall short in assessing what really matters: the difference that the SDGs can make in the everyday lives of people. For example, Target 16.5 – “sustainably reduce corruption in all its forms” - is offic...

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