The Sustainable Development Goals Come to the USA

Nearly a year after the official launch of the post-2015 agenda, people are still grappling with how to make the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals a reality. But while most people view the SDGs as a framework for improving lives in the developing world, ...

SDGs Get Their First International Hearing

(Dubai, UAE) — I’m coming to you from the World Government Summit. This is a three day conference, hosted by the government of Dubai, dedicated to discussions about the technologies and ideas that will shape the future of government and public policy. In some ...

The SDG Challenge: Q&A with Graca Machel

One of the exciting things about the opening of the UN General Assembly in the wide variety of politicians, activists and civil society organizations it brings to New York every year. This year, one of those activists was Graça Machel, an international activis...