By Doug Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
- One billion people live on less than USD 2 a day.
- 1% of the world’s population consumes roughly 30% of its resources.
Think about those numbers. They are absurd. But they can be changed if the world comes together to achieve the SDGs set forth by the United Nations in September 2015.
What does this mean in practice? The starting point is recognising that every country has a solemn responsibility to do its best to meet the goals. We are all developing countries in the eyes of the SDGs. No country, rich or poor, has the luxury of doing nothing. Continue reading