U.N. Prepares To Adopt Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Lancet: U.N. set to change the world with new development goals
“Lack of ambition is not something the U.N. can be accused of these days. Over the past three years it has been preparing to ‘transform the world’ between now and 2030. On Aug 1, it launched the Agenda for Global Action that set out how this objective would be reached. The agenda called for the attainment of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), each with its complement of targets that have to be reached by a specified time…” (Maurice, 9/19).