Week 6 May 2021
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent important benchmarks for human development. However, the COVID-19 pandemic hit countries’ development agendas hard. The ensuing recession has pushed millions into extreme poverty and has shrunk government resources available for spending on achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What is the current state of play on funding SDGs in five the key development areas (education, health, roads, electricity, and water and sanitation)?