Rozvrat jako cesta k trvalé udržitelnosti

ŽENEVA – Po desítkách let zdráhavého přístupu vedoucích světových představitelů se rychlý, hladký a smysluplný přechod na trvale udržitelný rozvoj jeví jako nepravděpodobný. Během celých lidských dějin byly takto významné změny častěji vnuceny světu okolnostmi, neboť lídři se zaměřovali na krátkodobější otázky typu politického chaosu či hospodářské stagnace tak dlouho, až v jejich ekonomikách a společnostech nastal vážný rozvrat.

Nemusí tomu ovšem tak být. Politici mohou vyvinout řešení, která využijí bezprostředních problémů, a zajistí tak posun směrem k trvale udržitelnější a inkluzivnější budoucnosti.

Letošní rok, který byl označen za „rok trvale udržitelného rozvoje“, představuje v tomto směru ideální příležitost. Na březnových jednáních na vysoké úrovni v japonském Sendai a na červencovém jednání v etiopské Addis Abebě budou vedoucí světoví představitelé usilovat o užší spolupráci v oblasti snižování rizik katastrof, respektive mobilizace financí určených na rozvoj. V září pak Organizace spojených národů odstartuje své „trvale udržitelné rozvojové cíle“, které budou sloužit jako rámec globálního rozvojového úsilí do roku 2030.

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