World finalizes SDGs but 'real work' is yet to begin

The 193 member states of the United Nations have finally come to an agreement on the sustainable development goals. But can this 29-page outcome document really be translated into concrete, life-changing actions?

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  • Lean Alfred Santos

    Lean Alfred Santos is a former Devex development reporter focusing on the development community in Asia-Pacific, including major players such as the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. He previously covered Philippine and international business and economic news, sports and politics.