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# Sustainable development

This year
Opinion: Ethiopia is suffering under the immoral debt burden imposed on it by rich countries
GOAL’s Billy Abimbilla addresses the crippling debt that his country is stuck with and the horrendous impact it’s having on the people there.
Opinion: The rights of disabled people should be embedded with sustainable development plans
Claire Kenny says disabled people must not be forgotten in the plans for sustainable living.
Opinion: As we move to a fairer and greener future we cannot forget those on the margins
Sorley McCaughey looks at how Ireland is doing when it comes to the agreed global Sustainable Development Goals.
Last year
'Dismal' and 'inadequate' climate education must be tackled, students and teachers say
A new strategy on eduation for sustainable development is due to be published by the end of March.
All time
Ciarán Cuffe: Dublin City Council needs a new 'public realm czar' to oversee public spaces
The MEP says it’s now clear that local councils in Ireland have have weak powers compared to the rest of Europe.
Andrea Horan: Whose job is it to provide a liveable city?
The Dublin businesswoman, campaigner and broadcaster says Covid-19 has exposed the under-resourcing and neglect of Dublin’s outdoor spaces.
Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon
A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.
Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan
A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.