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SDGs Must Address Corruption

Huffington Post: The Devil, the Detail, and the Future of Development
Dana Wilkins, lead campaigner for aid policy at Global Witness

“Corruption is a disaster for development. It wastes the resources that can build sustainable economies, guts confidence in government, and fuels inequality and conflict. So common sense dictates that massive global efforts to end poverty must find a way to fight corruption, or they will fail. The world missed its last big chance to do this when it set the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) … [T]he international community now has a golden opportunity to correct this oversight when they set their goals for the next 15 years, known as the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs)…” (7/10).