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Lookup NU author(s): Professor Philip McGowan,
Dr Gavin Stewart,
Dr Graham Long,
Dr Matthew Grainger
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Nature Publishing Group, 2019.
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are presented as highly connected: an ‘interrelated’ and ‘indivisible’ agenda with need of policy coherence for implementation. We analyse the relationships among SDGs using formal systems analysis and find that the connections between Goals are uneven, with a failure to integrate gender equality, and peace and governance concerns. This incoherence may undermine policy initiatives aimed to develop approaches to implement the SDGs.
Author(s): McGowan PJG, Stewart GB, Long G, Grainger MJ
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Nature Sustainability
Print publication date: 01/01/2019
Online publication date: 17/12/2018
Acceptance date: 13/11/2018
Date deposited: 18/12/2018
ISSN (electronic): 2398-9629
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
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