On the Structure of Global Development Goals

Scott Wisor

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The design of global development goals has been beset by deep flaws, inconsistencies, and manifest unfairness to some developing countries. Momentum has now peaked for the creation of Sustainable Development Goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals. This comment addresses three challenges that arise in setting development goals, and recommends feasible development goals that can meaningfully guide development cooperation, and focus the attention of policy makers on the worst-off.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-287
JournalJournal of Global Ethics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2015


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