Issue Brief on “UN Report: Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the UNECE Region”

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A recent United Nations report, released on March 13, 2020 titled “Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the UNECE Region” sheds light on the level of progress and also on the challenges faced by the countries in the UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) region.

Since the inception of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which replaced the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) in 2015, countries across the globe have struggled to incorporate and implement the SDG Agenda into their national development agendas. As the year 2020 marks the beginning of the year of concrete results for sustainable development, it can be said that the UNECE region has been ahead of other regions in getting closer to achieving the SDGs.

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