Tuesday
September 13
2022

‘Nearly Every Indicator of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals Is off Track’: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Report

This year’s report, “The Future of Progress,” especially noted the impact of the pandemic, wars in Ukraine and Yemen

Nearly every indicator of the U.N. sustainable development goals is off track for achieving them by 2030, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers report said on September 13 while also noting the impact of COVID-19, the war in Ukraine and climate and food crises.

Despite significant setbacks caused by overlapping global crises, the sixth annual Goalkeepers report is optimistic, underscoring opportunities to accelerate progress toward ending poverty, fighting inequality, and reducing the impact of climate change.

Co-authored by foundation Co-chairs Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates, this year’s report, “The Future of Progress,” especially noted the impact of the pandemic, wars in Ukraine and Yemen, ongoing climate and food crises, and macro-economic headwinds on global ambitions to improve and save millions of lives by 2030.

 

Source: The Hindu (link opens in a new window)

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