Relevance of Child Development to All Sustainability Issues

Editorial in 7/11/2014 Science on the importance of focusing on global child development in meeting the United Nations Sustainability Goals. The last paragraph is especially potent:

“A key challenge for the UN is finding focus and coherence in the Sustainable Development Goals. A more effective emphasis on early child development could also generate an overarching aspirational narrative for the Sustainable Development Goals: fulfilling human potential. ”

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