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  • SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2017 launched during G20 Summit in Hamburg

    This year’s launch event of the SDG Index and Dashboards Report took place under heavy police protection at the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7. Aart De Geus chairman of the board at Bertesmann Stiftung and Jeffrey Sachs, special advisor to the UN secretary-general on sustainable development and director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, presented the major findings of this year’s report to experts in the field and representatives of the press.

  • Ahead of G20 Summit: ‘My Country First’ Approach Threatens Achievement of Global Goals

    Two years after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all UN member states, leaders at the G20 summit in Hamburg must strengthen the commitment towards these historic global goals. A rising “my country first” approach by many heads of government threatens the realization of the SDGs. Even worse: International spillover effects caused by many industrialized countries impede many developing countries from fulfilling their obligations.

  • The SDG Index & Dashboards Launch

    The 2016 edition of the SDG Index and Dashboards Report was launched at special event at the 2016 High-Level Political Forum in New York City.

  • A Message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    A message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was presented at the SDG Index launch event by Mr. Thomas Gass, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs.

  • Introducing the SDG Index & Dashboards

    On July 20th, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung launched the SDG Index and Dashboards – Global Report to provide a report card for tracking SDG progress and ensuring accountability.