July 2018

Globalization at the Crossroads

What is the future of international development in a context where globalization seems irreversible and yet is, at the same time, the target of attacks from emergent political agendas from the Right and the Left? What roles will and should governments play in advancing progress towards the SDGs in an era increasingly defined by nationalist and populist rhetoric? How can development actors reinvent globalization so that it responds more effectively to the needs of those feeling left out or marginalized in the Global North and in the Global South?

Exploring new policy pathways: How to overcome obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018

12 July 2018, H 6:15 PM, Church Center, 10th Floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York

The world is off-track in terms of achieving sustainable development. Fundamental policy changes are necessary to unleash the transformative potential of the SDGs. In particular, there is a need for more coherent fiscal and regulatory policies and a whole-of-government approach towards sustainability.