Three Essential Elements for Taking Action in 2015: Implementation, Peace and Conflict, and Global Partnership

Written by Jeffrey Strew, Program Officer for the Global Development program at Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and Sarah Hearn, Associate Director and Senior Fellow at CIC.

“Last week, over 1,000 civil society organizations in over 120 countries launched a global campaign – action/2015 – to mobilize world leaders to commit to delivering ambitious sustainable development goals in the post-2015 era and to take action in tackling climate change. The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, also initiated a complementary effort to raise awareness on social media about the opportunities 2015 offers to chart a new era of sustainable development. But achieving goals will require action beyond words, and three key elements in particular need to be properly addressed in 2015: how to implement new, universal sustainable development goals; forging a new global partnership on development, finance, climate and trade; and addressing conflict.”

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