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Politics stands in the way of development goals

  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:23
THERE are 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to tackle problems including poverty, hunger, disease, inequality, climate change, ecological degradation and many others in between. Clearly, 17 is a number too many. As Frederick the Great supposedly said: "He who defends everything defends nothing." Similarly, those who emphasise everything emphasise nothing.
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