• Debt As An Obstacle to the Sustainable Development Goals

    8 monthes ago - By iMF Direct

    By Chris Lane and Elliott Harris
    April 27, 2019
    A market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: some developing countries are falling behind when it comes to incomes.
    In 2015, 193 countries adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as an overarching policy roadmap through 2030. These goals are predicated on the idea that for a sustainable future, economic growth must go hand-in-hand with social inclusion and protection of the environment.
    Our respective institutions, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the International Monetary Fund , fully support these goals. From the...
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