Category: Education

  1. Good intentions aren’t enough: the need for effective SDGs policy implementation

    Global

    SDG-related initiatives are increasingly under attack from the more right-wing, populist parts of the political spectrum, who portray the Goals as misguided, wasteful, vain, and coercive. How can cities and local governments enhance their policymaking and implementation, and – crucially – secure buy-in to ensure initiatives achieve their intended outcomes?

  2. Can digital be the great global leveler?

    Global

    Deep-rooted digital divides within and between countries are currently increasing inequalities, with huge disparities in access to technology, infrastructure, and digital literacy. How can the proposed Global Digital Compact create a more inclusive and equitable digital landscape?

  3. Harnessing digital to rescue the SDGs 

    Global

    In this digital age, over two billion people worldwide still lack internet access. With progress on the SDGs way off course, we must ramp up access to, and application of, digital technologies – including AI – to get Agenda 2030 back on track

  4. Financial education for a sustainable future

    Global

    Just one-third of adults worldwide are classified as financially literate. Improving our knowledge and understanding of finance and money is a core mission of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association, and critical to creating a more sustainable, equitable world that leaves no one behind

  5. Accelerating action on gender equality

    Global

    Gender equality is critical to realizing all the SDGs, yet progress remains unacceptably slow. Humanity’s future demands that we urgently fix the multitudinous factors blocking women and girls from achieving their potential

  6. Toward women’s economic empowerment in MENA

    Middle East and Northern Africa

    While tentative steps are being made across the region, reforms must go further and faster – from improving maternity provision to training more women in jobs traditionally reserved for men

  7. Education is the enabler for sustainable development

    Global

    Education is key to achieving the entire Agenda 2030. With just eight years to go, 2022 will be critical for revitalizing national and global efforts to transform education, so that all people have the skills and knowledge to coexist in harmony with our planet