Harnessing the SDGs for charting Europe’s future course

Authors : Céline Charveriat et Damien DemaillyWith Euractiv / 24th of November 2017

Eurostat’s latest report on EU performance against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlights a number of challenges for the EU, including inequality, poverty, gender and biodiversity. The SDGs were adopted by all the member states and the international community in 2015, but the news from this report will probably miss Brussels headlines. Hitting the headlines or not, the SDGs should not be ignored by policymakers They could be the key to launching the eagerly awaited debate on Europe’s future political priorities.[...]

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