Towards the localisation of the SDGs

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Towards the localisation of the SDGs
« on: February 24, 2020, 03:49:38 PM »
Sustainable development can be viewed as an integrated agenda and fundamental principle that endeavours to provide solutions to economic, social and environmental challenges. The 2030 Agenda emphasises the need for an inclusive and localised approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It states that governments and public institutions will also work closely on implementation with regional and local authorities, sub-regional institutions, international institutions, academia, philanthropic organisations, volunteer groups and others. There is growing awareness, recognition and acknowledgement by the international development community and national governments that the local sphere of government is in the best position to facilitate the mobilisation of local development stakeholders, notably the NGO and private sectors, local communities, and national and international organisations, for attaining inclusive sustainable development within their respective localities. Hence, participatory grassroots local government is indispensable for delivering SDGs particularly in poor and marginalised areas.

More details can be found here- https://www.thedailystar.net/supplements/29th-anniversary-supplements/governance-development-and-sustainable-bangladesh/news/towards-the-localisation-the-sdgs-1866547
Mr. Rafi Al Mahmud
Sr. Lecturer
Department of Development Studies
Daffodil International University