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World Economic and Social Survey 2013

Sustainable Development Challenges

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: July 2013
  • Page count: 216
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 13.II.C.1

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ISBN: 9789210560825

About the product

The 2015 deadline to meet the targets of the Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching. There has been significant progress, but it is uneven. Meanwhile the context within which development goals are pursued has become much more challenging, visible in the recent food, fuel and financial crisis. Environmental degradation, demographic changes and persistent inequalities further threaten progress. This publication will discuss new directions and policies at the national and international level to achieve transformative change and sustainable development post-2015.