It is understandable that the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are vague in formulation and loose in categorisation. Be that as it may, it is hard to ignore the reproach that they are simply a collection of sound bites.
One should allow for this criticism though; it is in the nature of projects with global ambitions to be such – if one is to be globally inclusive, then one’s goals have to be general in character, and these goals should make sense to all human societies anywhere in the world.
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