In the aftermath of COVID-19 what was once radical now seems like common sense. But in the absence of global consensus how can this new understanding translate into the “Decade of Action” we need?
Can the current global system deliver the Global Goals?
Does our global system of rules help or hinder global progress, as measured by the implementation of the SDGs?
The SDGs provide a development agenda to 2030, but will also set the direction of travel for many decades. Might the goals outlive the institutions tasked with delivering them?
What do the SDGs mean in a country that is falling apart? Whose responsibility do they become if a state is unwilling or unable to live up to that responsibility?