Elizabeth Stuart is team leader for sustainable development goals at the Overseas Development Institute in London, where she is also a research fellow. Before joining ODI, Elizabeth was director of policy and research at Save the Children. She also led Oxfam International office in Washington, D.C. She is a former journalist for the Guardian and the BBC.
Now that the sustainable development goals are — in the main — agreed, what needs to happen to turn this global manifesto into a national policy agenda? Elizabeth Stuart, SDGs team leader and research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, highlights five important things in this guest commentary.