Managing the trade-offs of transformation through foreign policy

Managing the trade-offs of transformation through foreign policy - adelphi
Church, Clare; Alec Crawford and Stella Schaller 2019: Managing the trade-offs of transformation through foreign policy. In: Batmanglich, Sara et al.: Driving Transformative Change: Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda. Berlin: adelphi, 58-68.

The radical socio-ecological transformation envisioned under the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires anticipating and managing trade-offs, and the diplomatic cadre will have a significant role to play in maximising synergies, mitigating adverse knock-on consequences and developing strategies for mutual benefit. In their essay for „Driving Transformative Change: Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda“ Clare Church, Alec Crawford and Stella Schaller examine unintended impacts of the SDG process and show how spill-over effects can be managed.

adelphi's volume "Driving Transformative Change:Foreign Affairs and the 2030 Agenda", comprised by 6 provocative essays, explores what contributions foreign policy can make on the road to achieving sustainable ways of life and provide guidance by pointing out entry points, priorities and trade-offs. They aim to inspire actors around the world to work together to initiate and boost the necessary changes and keep winning over new like-minded partners.

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