Can the SDGs help fight inequality?

Interview with Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Professor of International Affairs, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, The New School

In this interview, Professor Fukuda-Parr provides a critical reflection on the importance and impact of global development goals, in general, and of the SDGs, in particular. She also raises important issues to bear in mind as the post-2015 negotiations are unfolding, particularly, in terms of inequality between countries, global governance and the global economic context.

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is a Development Economist working on human development and capabilities as well as on the broad question of national and international policy strategies. She is currently a Professor at The New School, in the International Affairs Program where she chairs the Development concentration. She was Lead Author and Director of the UNDP Human Development Reports from 1995 to 2004. 


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