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أهداف تنمية ذكية

أبوجا، نيجيريا ــ على مدى السنوات الخمس عشرة المقبلة، سوف ينفق المجتمع الدولي 2.5 تريليون دولار أميركي على التنمية، وسوف تساهم الميزانيات الوطنية بتريليونات أخرى لا حصر لها. في سبتمبر/أيلول، سوف تجتمع حكومات 193 دولة في مقر الأمم المتحدة في نيويورك للاتفاق على مجموعة من الأهداف العالمية التي سوف توجه هذه الموارد. ولأن الرهان ضخم للغاية فمن الأهمية بمكان أن نتوصل إلى أذكى الاختيارات الممكنة.

ولأنه من الطبيعي أن يَعِدنا الساسة بالقيام بكل ما بوسعهم، فإن الأمم المتحدة تستعد حالياً للنظر في 169 هدفاً شاملا، وهو أمر في حكم المستحيل. تتراوح الأهداف المقترحة من الطموحة ("القضاء على أوبئة الإيدز، والسل، والملاريا") إلى الثانوية ("تشجيع السياحة المستدامة") إلى المستحيلة ("تحقيق التشغيل الكامل المنتج للعمالة وضمان عمل لائق لكل النساء والرجال، بما في ذلك الشباب والأشخاص من ذوي الإعاقة، بحلول عام 2030").

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