New forums, opportunities push inclusion of science, data in SDGs

Simple advances such as better data collection could offer headway on the complex tasks of eliminating poverty and reducing inequality throughout the world. A number of new international partnerships, data initiatives, and funding opportunities are establishing a connection between science, technology and innovation and the SDGs. Here's a look at the opportunities and challenges.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.