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Businesses Of All Sizes Needed To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: Our Global Goals need all businesses Marga Hoek, board member and founder of Business for Good “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), often referred to as Global Goals, need business as much as business needs them. … The key to businesses successfully accelerating towards these goals is positive synergy…

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Blog Series To Examine Importance Of Achieving Gender Equality, SDG 5

Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ “Global Food for Thought”: She Succeeds, We Succeed: Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Global Goals Louise Iverson, assistant director of the Chicago Council’s Global Food and Agriculture Program, discusses the importance of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 5, “achieve gender equality and empower all women…

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ODI Blog Post Highlights Lessons Learned From More Than 50 Case Studies On Development

Overseas Development Institute: How to achieve the SDGs by 2030 — lessons from 50 case studies In the last of a three-part blog series on ODI’s Development Progress project, Kate Bird, research associate at ODI, discusses lessons learned from an assessment of more than 50 case studies on development: “1.…

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Global Health Community Can Use SDG Framework To Monitor, Hold Leaders Accountable

The Lancet: What will Donald Trump’s presidency mean for health? A scorecard Martin McKee, professor in the Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Scott L. Greer, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health; David Stuckler, professor at…

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G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting In Germany Will Discuss Fighting Poverty In Africa

Reuters: G20 foreign ministers to tackle fight against poverty in Africa “G20 foreign ministers will discuss ways to fight poverty in Africa, strengthen governmental institutions, and better utilize the potential of many African countries, German ministry officials said on the eve of a two-day meeting in Bonn…” (Shalal, 2/15).

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Gates Foundation’s Approach To ‘Focus On Best Investments First’ Serves As Lesson For Governments

Project Syndicate: Learning from Bill Gates Bjørn Lomborg, visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center “…[An] analysis for Copenhagen Consensus shows that each dollar of Warren Buffett’s money spent by the Gates Foundation on vaccination, contraception, and nutrition is generating a return worth…

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Global Financing Facility Supports Partnerships, Country-Driven Efforts To Improve Maternal, Child Health

Devex: Opinion: Financing healthy futures to meet the SDGs Mariam Claeson, director of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child “…Many of the world’s poorest countries, with many dollars from donors, have made progress toward improving the health of their people in recent decades. But their efforts are…

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Development Programs Should Focus On ‘Creating Prosperity’ Rather Than ‘Alleviating Poverty’

The Guardian: Obsession with ending poverty is where development is going wrong Efosa Ojomo, research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation “How can we alleviate extreme poverty? … Because poverty almost always shows itself as a lack of resources in poor communities — food, safe water, sanitation,…

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Article Lists 10 Lessons For NGOs From Muskoka Initiative To Achieve SDG Successes

Institute for Research on Public Policy’s “Policy Options”: How an NGO coalition helped score the Muskoka Initiative Elly Vandenberg, professor of global practice at the Munk School of Global Affairs, “reflect[s] on how a coalition of NGOs in Canada contributed to a 2010 ‘policy win’: the Muskoka Initiative. The coalition…

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African Governments Should Commit To Scaling-Up National HPV Immunization Programs

CNBC Africa: Op-Ed: Africa is now in serious danger of sleepwalking into a cancer crisis Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Board chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…Currently 266,000 women die horrible deaths [from cervical cancer] every year — one every two minutes — of which 87 percent are in low- and middle-income…

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