#17 Partnerships for the Goals The final goal deals with effective ways to facilitate and accelerate development through strengthening and revitalizing global partnerships. The main objectives of this goal cover five specific areas: finance, technology, capacity building, trade, and systematic issues. Finance: Targets strengthening domestic resource mobilization with additional international support as well as assistance […]
#1 No Poverty: Aims to eliminate all forms of poverty everywhere, highlights the disproportionate effects of climate change on impoverished and marginalised communities, and calls for sound policy framework to support accelerated poverty eradication actions. It addresses equality by requiring all nations to ensure both men and women have equal access to Economic resources Basic […]
#4 Quality Education: Ensures inclusive, equitable, and quality education for girls and boys at all levels (as well as vocational and technical training institutions) so that they experience efficient outcomes and occupations to sustain life. It also calls for elimination of disparities in gender, disability, and unequal access for those in vulnerable situations so that […]
#3 Good Health: Tackles reducing the global mortality ratio and promotes well-being in all age groups. It calls for action in ending preventable deaths by increasing access to communicable disease vaccines and medicines (i.e. HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB etc.) and challenges health care sectors to eradicate non-communicable disease (cancers, diabetes, hypertension etc.) by a third, […]
Social Capital A broad definition of social capital describes it as a resource which focuses on social relations that have productive benefits. This does not always mean economic benefits, even though social capital can have a direct effect on economic capital. The various definitions of social capital stem from its highly context […]
Definition of social indicators Social indicators are defined as statistical measures that describe social trends and conditions impacting on human well-being. Generally, social indicators perform one or more of three functions: providing information for decision-making monitoring and evaluating policies and/or searching for a common good and deciding how to reach it. What is an indicator? […]
Is the West Really the Best? Modernisation and the Psychosocial Dynamics of Human Progress and Development.
Eckersley, R. M. (2016). Is the West Really the Best? Modernisation and the Psychosocial Dynamics of Human Progress and Development. Oxford Development Studies. Email: email@example.com ABSTRACT Scientific and political interest in measures of human progress and development is increasing, but the indicators are far from capturing all we need to know. They place Western liberal […]
About The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance (ILC Global Alliance) is an international consortium of member organizations. The mission of the ILC Global Alliance is to help societies to address longevity and population ageing in positive and productive ways, typically using a life course approach, highlighting older people’s productivity and contributions to family and society […]
Synthesis Report Online Discussion: How should child well-being be measured in view of future development frameworks?
About Download the Synthesis Report Wikichild organised a two-week online discussion on child well-being in partnership with Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC), World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, Wikiprogress and Wikigender from 19 June to 2 July 2013. The discussion was launched at the HBSC 30th Anniversary Meeting in order to provide […]