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Indonesia’s transition from MDGs to SDGs: An Interview with Athia Yumna (SMERU)

Athia Yumna, a Senior Researcher of SMERU Research Institute, shares SMERU’s study on the readiness of Indonesia’s transition from MDGs to SDGs. Athia is having a conversation with Anissa Rahmawati from UNPAD’s SDGs Center.

Presentation from June Seminar Series: From MDGs to SDGs

The presentations from the First SDGs Center Seminar Series (June) can be downloaded from: Presentation from Athia Yumna (SMERU) – From MDGs to SDGs: Lessons Learned and Challenges SDGs Score Card website by Chris Hoy (ODI) – Projecting Progress: Reaching the SDGs by…
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Can the World Really End Poverty?

Andy Sumner. BANDUNG – World leaders and the UN have committed to end extreme poverty by 2030. Extreme poverty is defined as people living with less than US$1.90 a day. This was originally a dollar a day, but was revised…
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Sejarah Panjang Praktik Pasung di Indonesia

Yangki Imade Suara. PEMASUNGAN masih terus terjadi di tanah air meskipun praktik tersebut telah dilarang oleh pemerintah semenjak tahun 1977. Orang yang mengalami gangguan kejiwaan dianggap sebagai orang yang tidak lagi punya harapan untuk menjalani kehidupan secara normal. Tidak jarang…
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Keadilan untuk Pertumbuhan

Arief Anshory Yusuf. ROBERT LUCAS —ekonom peraih Nobel dari University of Chicago—dalam sebuah artikelnya, ”The Making of Miracle” (1993), menemukan bahwa kondisi perekonomian Korea (Selatan) dan Filipina pada tahun 1960 memiliki banyak kemiripan. Struktur ekonomi, pendapatan per kapita, jumlah penduduk,…
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Can the SDGs be achieved by 2030?

Chris Hoy. On September 2015, world leaders agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) and shape the next 15 years of international development. The goals are very ambitious, aiming to end poverty, improve human rights and…
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SDG Indicators: Serious Gaps Abound in Data Availability

Casey Dunning and Jared Kalow. The world has collectively endorsed the goals, targets, and indicators that make up the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and we are already 126 days into implementation. You’d think it would be time to get down to business,…
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Presentations from the Launch of the SDGs Center Unpad

The presentations from the launch of the SDGs Center Unpad can be downloaded from: Opening Remarks by Prof. Armida S. Alisjahbana, Director SDGs Center Unpad Activities of the Center by Dr. Arief Anshory Yusuf, Executive Director SDGs Center Unpad Presentation by…
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Press Release – Seminar Peluncuran SDGs Center Unpad

Tanpa mengabaikan banyak keberhasilan yang telah dicapai, pembangunan ekonomi Indonesia selama ini masih menyisakan berbagai tantangan besar. Jutaan orang masih hidup dalam jurang kemiskinan; peningkatan kesejahteraan masih belum dinikmati merata di semua daerah; ketimpangan pendapatan cenderung meningkat dan demikian pula…
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Prof. Armida S. Alisjahbana: SDGs Coordination in Indonesia Is Not Fast Enough

[Unpad.ac.id, 14/03/2016] Last February, The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) appointed Professor of Faculty of Economics and Business, Prof. Dr. Armida S. Alisjahbana, SE., MA., as one of UN Independent Advisor Team members. The formation of this independent…
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