Explaining the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

September 21, 2015

On September 25, the United Nations will meet to approve the Sustainable Development Goals. The goals aim to improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable populations, with targets such as the eradication of poverty.

In this video, Rajesh Sampath, associate director of the master's program in Sustainable International Development, provides an overview of the goals. Sampath also recently shared more thoughts on the Sustainable Development Goals, and questioned whether they're truly enforceable, in a recent column for Heller Magazine.

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