Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016

Report of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


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Editors: Barbara Adams, Roberto Bissio, Chee Yoke Ling, Karen Judd, Jens Martens, Wolfgang Obenland

Editorial Assistance: Karolin Seitz and Hannah Schimpl

Coordination: Global Policy Forum

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Website: Bernd Eder

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ISBN 978-3-943126-27-3

Beirut/Bonn/Montevideo/New York/Penang/Suva, July 2016