Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2020: Shifting Policies for Systemic Change
ANND, CESR, DAWNET, GPF, PSI, SID, Social Watch, Third World Network : 2020
This report aims to unpack the various features and amplifiers of the COVID-19 emergency and its interlinkages with other crises, including the economic lockdown, increased job loss, hunger and homelessness, increased disparities of opportunity, wealth and power both within and among countries, increasing instances of racial and gender violence, discrimination of all those perceived as “different” and escalating climate disasters. It argues that Thus, meaningfully tackling the obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its SDGs requires more holistic and more sweeping shifts in how and where power is vested and exercised, including through institutional, legal, social, economic and political commitments to realizing human rights.
Source: ANND, CESR, DAWNET, GPF, PSI, SID, Social Watch, Third World Network