2018 SDG Index and Dashboards

Executive Summary

Global findings

This year, three Nordic countries, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, top the global SDG Index ranking, yet all three still face major challenges in achieving the SDGs. Due to several changes in indicators and some adjustments in the methodology, the results from the 2018 SDG Index and Dashboard are not comparable to the 2017 results.

People-Centred Post-2015 Review & Accountability with Transparency and Citizen Participation at its core

Pursuing Sustainable Development under Sectarianism in Lebanon

Lebanon has made progress toward the SDGs, and its current leaders have expressed strong support for the 2030 Agenda. Nonetheless, there are many challenges ahead, particularly regarding the country’s governance structure.

This research highlights a number of areas particularly important for Lebanon’s progress in achieving the 2030 Agenda:

1. Change from a sectarian quota system to a more democratic system of governance; 

Everything you need to know about the VNR process!

The purpose of this IFP Briefing Document: “Everything you need to know about the VNR process” is to provide a useful introduction to, and links for VNR-related resource materials.

Guidelines for CSO shadow reports monitoring the implementation of Agenda 2030 at national level

The purpose of these guidelines is to assist CSOs in producing effective shadow reports to monitor their government’s implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development at a national level.

Position Paper for the 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF): Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

The complexity of women's lives and realities is reflected in the intersectional nature of the sustainable development goals. While 8 of the 17 goals explicitly integrate commitments to women and girls, the achievement of targets across the agenda has implications for women’s and girls’ human rights.

Thematic review Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world: Multistakeholder perspective

Session 6 

Thematic review Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world: Multistakeholder perspectives 


SeHnaz KIymaz Bahceci

Women for Women's Human Rights - New Ways Women's Major Group 


Dear colleagues,

Making Prevention Everyone's Business: Lessons learned from Disaster Risk Reduction, Nuclear Non-proliferation, and Public Health

Prevention is at the heart of the United Nations Charter, which calls on the organization “to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace.” Yet, in the seventy-three years since its inception, getting prevention right has been one of the biggest challenges for the UN.