Sustainable Development: Post 2015 Agenda (Implications for Africa)
Sustainable Development is not just about setting long goals but it is about looking back S at due time and counting achievements. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been afrmed to be action-oriented and universally applicable, taking into consideration different national realities, capacities and levels of development. When the SDGs were to be set to replace the MDGs, the United Nations called on all countries to formulate regional positions to reect regional stands.
African countries met and came up with an African common position on the Post 2015 Development Agenda according to the needs of the region, their position as well as those of other regions were taken into consideration when the goals were nally reeled out.
To this end, African countries have a stake in ensuring the success of the goals on the continent however, the questions are, how prepared are African countries in achieving these goals? And more importantly, what do these goals mean for the continent?
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