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Global Civil Society Report on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs


Social Watch
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  The Global Civil Society Report on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs is supported by 


Editorial Team: Barbara Adams, Roberto Bissio, Daria Cibrario, María Graciela Cuervo, Kate Donald, Jens Martens, Stefano Prato, Ziad Abdel Samad

Editorial Assistance: Karen Judd, Tobias Gerhartsreiter, Charlotte Schovenberg

Coordination: Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum

Design: design pur, Berlin

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Website: Bernd Eder and Tobias Gerhartsreiter

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ISBN 978-3-943126-53-2

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