Achieving the SDGs requires radical change to attitudes, priorities and the way the international community confronts global challenges.
The SDGs are far more ambitious than the MDGs that preceded them. This section considers the key challenges and the fundamentally different approaches that the SDGs will require.
The interwoven nature of the goals means that they will only be realised through effective cooperation. Experts from a range of sectors consider the roles of different development actors and how they must interact.
How will the grand vision of the SDGs be translated into practical and achievable action plans at national and local levels?
Certain situations have consistently thwarted all past efforts at development. This section considers how the SDGs might counter persistent threats and deliver on the promise ‘to leave no one behind’.
The goals are predicated on a new system of values and new relationships between people and their leaders, between countries and with the UN. How can the seeds of change be nurtured and reinforced?