Over two days in December, several hundred people gathered in Lima, Peru in an effort to tackle climate change and poverty, setting the world on a path to achieve zero extreme poverty and zero net emissions within a generation.
This event examined how certain developing countries have tackled the trade-offs inherent within the food-water-energy nexus, balancing environmental concerns with the need for development, and it will reflect on the importance of integrating across sectors for the implementation of the SDGs.
This public event looked beyond discussions on global goals to examine political and socio-economic factors that drive education progress at a national level, looking particularly at improvements in quality at primary level and expanding access to post-primary education.
This event focused on development progress in health, one of our eight dimensions of wellbeing. Participants were reminded of the impacts of universal health coverage not being achieved, and the need for policy makers and donors to keep in mind the effects of the current deficit: second rate health provisions, delayed treatment with fatal and damaging consequences and declines into extreme poverty.