Sunday, July 5, 2015

Does Evaluation Advance Environment and Sustainable Development?

Global environmental challenges in the post-2015 era and the role of evaluation

The whole world talks about sustainable development. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are now coming to an end to be replaced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As we know, the concept of sustainable development is supposed to denote development today that doesn’t compromise the ability of the future generations to develop their own world. Well, it’s now 23 years since the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit and the world is still struggling with the notion of sustainable development, how to reach there, and how to measure progress.

Blog written for the United Nations Evaluation Group