The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17 October 2017, under the theme “Answering the call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies.” The Sustainable Development Goals Framework is a transformative agenda which affirms that poverty is the greatest global challenge which must be overcome in order to realize sustainable development. Hence, this article reviews the relevance of the SDG Agenda to Sri Lanka’s national policy outlook, specifically in terms of reducing inequalities and attaining social development.
This article highlights the challenges in effectively reporting environment related goals in SDGs, which cuts across many goals, and the steps that can be taken to overcome such challenges.
From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals: Is Sri Lanka Ready for the Next Step?
This article highlights the steps that can be taken in order to successfully achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, which came in to effect at the start of 2016, and aimed to be achieved by 2030.