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Почему Важны Цели Устойчивого Развития

РИМ – После прогресса, достигнутого в рамках Целей Развития Тысячелетия, который, направлял глобальные усилия в области развития в 2000-2015 годах, правительства мировых стран, в настоящее время ведут переговоры насчет комплекта Целей Устойчивого Развития (ЦУР) на период с 2016-2030 года. ЦРТ направлены на искоренение экстремальной нищеты, голода и предотвращение болезней, и являются самыми важными целями глобального развития в истории ООН. ЦУР будут продолжать борьбу с экстремальной нищетой, но к этому добавят задачу обеспечения более справедливого развития и экологической устойчивости, в особенности, ключевой целью, будет сдерживание опасности изменения климата, вызванного деятельностью человека.

Но поможет ли новый набор целей, миру, перейти от опасного пути типичного бизнеса к пути истинного устойчивого развития? Могут ли цели ООН реально сделать разницу?

Данные ЦРТ - мощные и обнадеживающие. В сентябре 2000 года, Генеральная Ассамблея ООН приняла “Декларацию тысячелетия”, которая включала ЦРТ. Эти восемь целей стали центральным элементом усилий в области развития бедных стран по всему миру. Действительно ли они, что-то изменили? Кажется, ответ, да.

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