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Policy Innovations for Transformative Change

Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals are a global commitment to “transforming our world” and eradicating poverty in all its forms everywhere. The challenge now is to put this vision into action. Policy Innovations for Transformative Change, the UNRISD 2016 Flagship Report, helps unpack the complexities of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in a unique way: by focusing on the innovations and pathways to policy change, and analysing which policies and practices will lead to social, economic and ecological justice. Drawing on numerous policy innovations from the South, the report goes beyond buzzwords and brings to the development community a definition of transformation which can be used as a benchmark for policy making toward the 2030 Agenda, intended to “leave no one behind”. Bringing together five years of UNRISD research across six areas—social policy, care policy, social and solidarity economy, eco-social policy, domestic resource mobilization, and politics and governance—the report explores what transformative change really means for societies and individuals.

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The way forward: Pathways toward transformative change

The research in this report points to one overarching conclusion: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can only be realized if the implementation process leads to transformative change addressing the root causes of inequitable and unsustainable outcomes. Transformative change therefore requires fundamental changes in social relations and institutions to make them more inclusive and equitable, as well as the redistribution of power and economic resources.

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