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128. Reset SDGs for a Pandemic World – Two-thirds of SDGs may not be achieved

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On July 9, 2020, a commentary article entitled "Reset Sustainable Development Goals for the Pandemic World" by Robin Naidoo and Brendan Fisher was published in the international journal Nature. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, two-thirds of the 169 targets under SDGs are unlikely to be met by 2030, more so, 10% of the SDG targets could worsen the impact of future pandemics.

The article can be accessed at:

Robin Naidoo and Brendan Fisher (2020) Sustainable Development Goals: pandemic reset Reset Sustainable Development Goals for a pandemic world. Nature 583: 198-201


Contributor: KANAMORI Norihito (Research Strategy Office)


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