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World Must Come Together, Commit To Achieving SDGs

Huffington Post: Sustainable Development: Investing in the Future
Susan Blumenthal, public health editor at the Huffington Post, senior fellow in health policy at New America, clinical professor at Tufts and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine, and senior policy and medical adviser at amfAR; and Jacob McAuliffe, fellow at New America

“…Though the scope may seem daunting, the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] reflect the diverse and complex challenges that face societies around the world. … The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will hopefully galvanize unprecedented global collaboration for improving the lives of billions of people in the 21st century. Governments, businesses, non-profit organizations, foundations, and global institutions of all sorts must work together to achieve the SDGs. The commitment to ensure that everyone has a fair shot in life is a transformative principle that will require innovation, cooperation, and dedication to achieve a healthier, fairer, and more prosperous world by 2030, a world that leaves no one behind. The time for action is now” (2/10).