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Comparing Child-Focused Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in High-Income Countries [electronic resource] : Indicator Development and Overview / Dominic Richardson ... [et al].

Publication:
New York : United Nations, 2017.
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Government document
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1 online resource (74 pages)
Series:
Innocenti Working Papers ; no.2017/08.
Innocenti Working Papers; no.2017/08
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Children and Youth. (search)
Summary:
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aim to build on the achievements made under the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by broadening their scope and building upon a consultative process. The MDGs contributed to substantial social progress in eight key areas: poverty; education; gender equality; child mortality; maternal health; disease; the environment; and global partnership. The SDGs not only include a greater number of development goals than the MDGs, but are also global in focus, including advanced economies for the first time. This paper draws attention to the main challenges the 2030 Agenda presents for rich countries, by highlighting a set of critical child specific indicators, evaluating countries' progress towards meeting the Goals, and highlighting gaps in existing data. The paper will inform UNICEFs Report Card 14, Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries.
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Title from title screen (viewed May 1, 2017).
Contributor:
Richardson, Dominic.
Bruckauf, Zlata.
Toczydlowska, Emilia.
Chzhen, Yekaterina.
Publisher Number:
10.18356/091e4d11-en doi
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Restricted for use by site license.