Are we becoming more sustainable?

All member countries of the United Nations have agreed to implement the global sustainable development goals by 2030. 2030 Watch assesses if rich countries adhere to this promise.

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In September 2015 193 countries created the global goals for sustainable development to be attained in the next 15 years. The goals cover environmental, social and economic topics as well as political aspects such as transparency and democracy. 2030 Watch assesses how far along we are to achieving these goals using over 60 indicators.

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So you want a data revolution? More investment in statistical offices? The use of big data for health analytics? More training for data literacy? Fine! All these elements are crucial. But let’s not limit the revolution to these elements and ignore the politics of data.

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