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Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018

Exploring new policy pathways

How to overcome obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

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Preface

Prefacio

Overview

Redefining policies for sustainable development

By Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum, on behalf of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Este capítulo en español.

Box – The world needs to revamp international tax cooperation

By José Antonio Ocampo, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT)

Este capítulo en español.

Alternative national reports throw light on inequalities

By Roberto Bissio, Social Watch

Este capítulo en español.

Box – Claim of ‘leave no one behind’ must include indigenous peoples

By Joshua Cooper, University of Hawai’i

Este capítulo en español.

Box – How to leave no one behind in statistics?

By Xavier Godinot, International Movement ATD Fourth World

Este capítulo en español.

Cross-cutting policy areas

1 – The increasing concentration of wealth and economic power as an obstacle to sustainable development – and what to do about it

By Kate Donald, Center for Economic and Social Rights, and Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum

Este capítulo en español.

Box – De-financialization requires global economic governance reform

By Jesse Griffiths, Eurodad

Este capítulo en español.

2 – Policies that strengthen the nexus between food, health, ecology, livelihoods and identities

By Stefano Prato, Society for International Development, Elenita Daño and Trudi Zundel, ETC Group, Lim Li Ching and Chee Yoke Ling, Third World Network

Este capítulo en español.

Box – The food-health-environment nexus: addressing environmental and human health risks simultaneously

By the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food)

Este capítulo en español.

3 – Vector of hope, source of fear

By Roberto Bissio, Social Watch

Este capítulo en español.

Box – Half of humanity is NOT online

Este capítulo en español.

Box – Data sovereignty

By IT for Change

Este capítulo en español.

Box – Machines (algorithms) are already deciding our future

By Prabir Purkayastha

Este capítulo en español.

– Care systems and SDGs: reclaiming policies for life sustainability

By Corina Rodríguez Enríquez, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)

Este capítulo en español.

Box – The National Care System in Uruguay

Este capítulo en español.

– Quest for sustainable peace and development under militarized security approaches

By Ziad Abdel Samad and Bihter Moschini, Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND)

Este capítulo en español.

Spotlights on the SDGs

SDG 1 – Mobilize the financial means for social protection systems for all

By the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors 

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 2 – Approaching SDG 2 through the Right to Food and Nutrition

By Emily Mattheisen, FIAN International

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 3 – The need to strengthen public funding for the WHO

By K M Gopakumar, Third World Network (TWN)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 4 – The quest for public funding for education and SDG 4

By Antonia Wulff, Education International

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 5 – Women, macroeconomic policies and the SDGs

By Crystal Simeoni, Femnet and Stephanie Muchai, Hivos

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 6 – (Re)municipalization of water – the right way towards achieving SDG 6

By Meera Karunananthan, Blue Planet Project, and Satoko Kishimoto, Transnational Institute

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 7 – Power for the people? The chimera of pro-poor energy solutions

By Arthur Muliro Wapakala, Society for International Development (SID)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 8 – What policies are needed to achieve Goal 8? The trade union recipe for SDG implementation

By Paola Simonetti, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 9 – Alternatives to PPPs – growing instances of de-privatization

By Public Services International (PSI)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 10 – Invoking extraterritorial human rights obligations to confront extreme inequalities between countries

By Kate Donald, Center for Economic and Social Rights

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 11 – To ensure sustainable waste services, we must value waste workers and make sure they are in decent jobs

By Daria Cibrario, Public Services International (PSI)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 12 – Curbing the consumption of ultra-processed foods and beverages critical to achieving SDG 12

By Marisa Macari, Alejandro Calvillo and Fiorella Espinosa, El Poder del Consumidor

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 13 – Climate Justice - How climate change battles are increasingly being fought, and won, in court

By Tessa Khan, Climate Litigation Network

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 14 – Sustainable fishery or Blue Economy?

By Francisco J. Marí, Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 15 – The 30-year search for biodiversity gold: history repeats itself?

By Jessica Dempsey, University of British Columbia

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 16 – Policies to address the gender dimension of Illicit Financial Flows

By Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)

Este capítulo en español.

SDG 17 – Trading away the SDGs?

By Roberto Bissio, Social Watch

Este capítulo en español.