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Vol. LI No. 4 2014
April 2015
Beyond 2015

Beyond 2015

The report of the Open Working Group of the United Nations General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals, submitted to the Assembly in August 2014, contained 17 goals with 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development issues. In this issue, the UN Chronicle takes a closer look at those proposed Sustainable Development Goals.

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Vol. LI No. 4 2014
April 2015

If we’re going to set a zero goal for global poverty in the post-2015 development agenda, it has to be an absolute goal, and not one set relative to national poverty lines, and the process of setting the new global poverty line should be open, transparent and participatory.

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Vol. LI No. 4 2014
April 2015

Recent trends in industrialization, globalization and commercialization have profound implications for what foods are being produced, the degree to which they are being processed, and how people are consuming them.

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Vol. LI No. 4 2014
April 2015

Health is fundamental to human development. All people, regardless of social status, consistently rank good health as a top priority, and healthy people are critical to sustaining societies. It is therefore not surprising that four of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) directly relate to health.

July 2015
What is the role of academia in promoting or hindering aid effectiveness? This article aims to address the crucial role played by academia in the past two decades especially after the Paris, Ghana and Busan high-level meetings on aid effectiveness.