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SDGs and Structural Vulnerabilities: The Case of BIMSTEC Countries
Jul 21, 2023

SDGs and Structural Vulnerabilities: The Case of BIMSTEC Countries

This paper studies the case of the countries of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) to investigate if progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) plays an instrumental role in addressing structural vulnerabilities. It finds that it does. Despite improvements in certain SDGs such as increasing per-capita income levels, improving healthcare, and providing universal

SDGs में फाइनेंस मुहैय्या कराने के फ़ासले को दूर करना: G20 के लिए 10-सूत्रीय एजेंडा!
May 18, 2023

SDGs में फाइनेंस मुहैय्या कराने के फ़ासले को दूर करना: G20 के लिए 10-सूत्रीय एजेंडा!

यह संक्षिप्त विवरण विकास के लिए प्रभावी और ज़रूरी ग्लोबल गवर्नेंस के समक्ष आने वाली सबसे बड़ी चुनौतियों में से एक पर चर्चा करता है, यानी संयुक्त राष्ट्र सतत विकास लक्ष्यो�

SDGs लागू करून तरुणांच्या कल्याणाचा विचार आवश्यक
Aug 22, 2023

SDGs लागू करून तरुणांच्या कल्याणाचा विचार आवश्यक

पुराव्यावर आधारित युवा धोरणांना प्रोत्साहन देऊन, समाज सर्व स्तरांवर एसडीजी लागू करण्याच्या दिशेने काम करू शकतात, ज्यामुळे तरुणांना फायदा होतो आणि एकूणच सामाजिक कल्याण �

SDGs साध्य करण्यासाठी विकसनशील देशांमधील सहकार्य आवश्यक
Jul 25, 2023

SDGs साध्य करण्यासाठी विकसनशील देशांमधील सहकार्य आवश्यक

पुढे जाऊन, SDGs साध्य करण्यासाठी विकसित आणि विकसनशील देशांमधील सहकार्य आवश्यक आहे.

SDGs, Indian Cities and Seismic Sustainability
May 24, 2023

SDGs, Indian Cities and Seismic Sustainability

Goal 11 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals aims to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.” Its targets include the promotion of resilience to disasters such as earthquakes. Many of India’s cities that lie in high-intensity zones—determined by ‘seismic microzonation’—are extremely vulnerable to earthquakes. Such cities, therefore, must move towards developing and adopting policies that pro

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs
Aug 12, 2022

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs

The global shortages in resources have had skewed effects on the developed and the developing world, with the latter finding it more challenging to

Can SDGs define India’s growth story in a post-Covid world?
Jul 25, 2020

Can SDGs define India’s growth story in a post-Covid world?

The post-pandemic Indian economy could resurrect itself by prioritising Sustainable Development – as the SDGs not only embody various capitals, but also hold immense potential for business opportunities. This needs to be realised through global partnerships and more private sector involvement in the domestic economy.

Challenges faced by the global South in achieving SDGs
Aug 24, 2022

Challenges faced by the global South in achieving SDGs

Going forward, the collaboration between developed and developing countries toward achieving SDGs is essential.

COVID-19: Need for an overarching gender agenda in the SDGs
Jul 21, 2020

COVID-19: Need for an overarching gender agenda in the SDGs

Despite having a dedicated goal towards achieving Gender Equality — SDG 5 — disadvantageous positions for women and girls get flagged in each real

Electoral demographic flaws may weaken realisation of SDGs in India
May 14, 2019

Electoral demographic flaws may weaken realisation of SDGs in India

If we want our federal governance structure to promote the SDGs, we must focus on the scale of geographical area of constituencies rather than only th

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs
Jul 29, 2023

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs

The urgency of SDG financing is unquestionable, but impactful measures to bridge the finance gap have to be designed and implemented

Harnessing Agriculture for Achieving the SDGs on Poverty and Zero Hunger
May 11, 2023

Harnessing Agriculture for Achieving the SDGs on Poverty and Zero Hunger

Agriculture remains the world’s biggest employer and the most important source of food and raw material for various economic activities. The fulfillment of a number of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is anchored on the performance of the sector. This brief examines the most crucial negative consequences of how modern agriculture is practiced, and how these will make it difficult for the world to realise the SDGs. Drawing on examples fr

How COVID19 will affect sustainability and the UNSDGs
Apr 01, 2020

How COVID19 will affect sustainability and the UNSDGs

The pandemic COVID19 doesn’t just come in the way of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, but calls for a rethinking of the timeline.

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills
Jul 15, 2022

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills

India must upskill the rural youth through education programmes and skilling initiatives to enhance entrepreneurial abilities and employability.

LiFE, degrowth and SDGs: Some epistemological concerns
May 12, 2023

LiFE, degrowth and SDGs: Some epistemological concerns

Global North and South have different ambitions, but LiFE helps draw a common thread somewhere between the two without asking them to compromise on th

Making G20 work for SDGs
Sep 30, 2017

Making G20 work for SDGs

The G20 and SDGs are an acronym alphabet soup that do not seem to fit together at first glance.

The Role of SDGs in Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery
Jan 07, 2021

The Role of SDGs in Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread global economic impacts, and countries are gearing up for recovery. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be crucial. Given that the SDGs incorporate the four pillars of capital — human, social, natural and physical — these targets will be useful in the post-pandemic economic recovery process. This brief utilises econometric analysis to illustrate how the implementation of the SDGs is a stat

Trade liberalisation and the SDGs
Apr 08, 2019

Trade liberalisation and the SDGs

There are many gains of trade liberalisation to be reaped by a given country in the long-run.

भारताचे ग्रामीण युवक आणि SDGs
Apr 25, 2023

भारताचे ग्रामीण युवक आणि SDGs

उद्योजकीय क्षमता आणि रोजगारक्षमता वाढवण्यासाठी भारताने शैक्षणिक कार्यक्रम आणि कौशल्य उपक्रमांद्वारे ग्रामीण तरुणांना विकसित केले पाहिजे.

विषम विकास ज्योमेट्री और SDGs
Aug 17, 2022

विषम विकास ज्योमेट्री और SDGs

संसाधनों की वैश्विक कमी ने विकसित और विकासशील देशों पर प�

2024 मध्ये न्याय्य वित्तपुरवठ्यासाठी ODA मध्ये बदल करण्याची मागणी
Feb 01, 2024

2024 मध्ये न्याय्य वित्तपुरवठ्यासाठी ODA मध्ये बदल करण्याची मागणी

विकास वित्तपुरवठ्याच्या दृष्टिकोनातून 2024 हे वर्ष महत्त�

2024 में न्यायोचित वित्तीय सहायता के लिए ODA में बदलाव की मांग
Jan 18, 2024

2024 में न्यायोचित वित्तीय सहायता के लिए ODA में बदलाव की मांग

2024 का साल विकास के लिए आधिकारिक वित्तीय मदद के मामले में ध�

2030 की एजेंडा की प्रगति में सहायता करेगा डेटा: G20 के लिए सिफारिशें
May 30, 2023

2030 की एजेंडा की प्रगति में सहायता करेगा डेटा: G20 के लिए सिफारिशें

नवंबर 2022 में बाली में G20 नेताओं के शिखर सम्मेलन से पहले, भारत ने 'विकास के लिए डेटा' (D4D) के सिद्धांत को अपनी G20 अध्यक्षता का अभिन्न अंग बनाने का वचन दिया था. दिसंबर 2022 में जब भारत ने �

A human rights approach to secure health in a humanitarian crisis
Dec 11, 2023

A human rights approach to secure health in a humanitarian crisis

A comprehensive strategy needs to be adopted to uphold health as an essential human right in conflict zones

A second glance at the Interim Budget
Feb 05, 2024

A second glance at the Interim Budget

While the Interim Budget is a temporary plan, the government’s priority and the country’s imperatives remain inclined towards inclusive developmen

A Troubling Economic Trajectory in Bangladesh
Jan 17, 2023

A Troubling Economic Trajectory in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s sensational growth story masks some concerning structural weaknesses that are now coming into play.

A war within a war: Sexual violence as a weapon of war
Mar 23, 2022

A war within a war: Sexual violence as a weapon of war

Can we achieve gender equality when sexual violence is still a weapon of war?

Addressing Africa’s food insecurity during India’s G20 presidency
May 25, 2023

Addressing Africa’s food insecurity during India’s G20 presidency

Given the influence that the G20 has on global governance issues, India can help initiate a global response to address Africa’s food insecurity

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 25, 2021

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals

The global community needs to address the Afghanistan refugee crisis if it aims to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

Afghanistan and Turkmenistan: A model for regional economic cooperation
Jul 19, 2017

Afghanistan and Turkmenistan: A model for regional economic cooperation

Afghanistan and Turkmenistan fight against terrorism and radicalism by reducing extreme poverty.

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
May 25, 2023

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Multiple overlapping global crises—such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change-related natural disasters, and regional armed conflicts—have high