PSI is a partner of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and together with other civil society organizations and networks has produced the annual Spotlight Report assessing the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the structural obstacles in its realization.
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"The world is off-track in terms of achieving sustainable development and fundamental policy changes are necessary to unleash the transformative potential of the SDGs.”
This is the main message of the Spotlight Report 2018, the most comprehensive independent assessment of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. The report was launched on 9 July, the opening day of the High Level Political Forum at the United Nations in New York by a global coalition of civil society organizations and trade unions.
The Spotlight 2018 report focuses on policies that are needed and, as the authors underline, “possible”.
The 160-page report is supported by a broad range of civil society organizations and trade unions, and informed by the experiences and reports of national and regional groups and coalitions from all parts of the world. The contributions cover many aspects of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs (and beyond), and reflect the rich geographic and cultural diversity of their authors.
The Spotlight Report is published by the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Global Policy Forum (GPF), Public Services International (PSI), Social Watch, Society for International Development (SID), and Third World Network (TWN), supported by the Friedrich
- Read the report on line: https://www.2030spotlight.org/
- Download a PDF of the full report
- Read the joint Press Release Sustainable development needs fundamental policy changes
- CSO Reflection Group website: Spotlight on Sustainable Development
- More on the work of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
- Spotlight Report 2017
- Spotlight Report 2016
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- SDG 11: To ensure sustainable waste services, we must value waste workers and make sure they are in decent jobs