2017 Report

  • 07.10.17

    Overview SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2017

    This article includes excerpts from the 2017 SDGs report - a report that looks at the world, and individual countries' movements towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The exerpts look at the goals of the SDGs, what they are, and how certain areas and countries are doing in achieving the SDGs. It spe...

    This article includes excerpts from the 2017 SDGs report - a report that looks at the world, and individual countries' movements towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

    The exerpts look at the goals of the SDGs, what they are, and how certain areas and countries are doing in achieving the SDGs. It specifically looks at the "spillover" effects that countries have on other's ability to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

    The report comes to five main conclusions:

    1. Every country faces major challenges in achieving the SDGs

    2. Poor countries need help to achieve the SDGs

    3. The universal SDG agenda contains important spillover effects

    4. Countries should usefully benchmark themselves against their peers as well as against the goal thresholds

    5. Countries and international agencies need to make substantial investments in statistical capacity to track the SDGs