Los Angeles Times Reports On World’s Progress, Setbacks Toward Achieving SDGs

Los Angeles Times: The U.N. pledged to improve the lives of the world’s most needy. Enacting that plan is another matter
“…When the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday begins discussions known as the General Debate, the subjects contained in the 17 goals will be among the issues that take center stage. Indeed, the debate theme is ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.’ Addressing the opening of the General Assembly on Tuesday, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres acknowledged the need to maintain momentum to achieve the goals. … Some of the goals are more challenging than others…” (Simmons, 9/17).