Jointly Building the 'Belt and Road' towards the Sustainable Development Goals

19 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2016

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Pingfan Hong

United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

Date Written: June 25, 2016

Abstract

This brief paper is intended to delineate the important role of the "Belt and Road" Initiative in facilitating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The paper has found that the "Belt and Road" and the 2030 Agenda share in many respects a similar vision and some basic principles. The paper has identified how the five priority areas under the "Belt and Road" can contribute directly or indirectly to the achievement of the 17 SDGs, as well as the link of the "Belt and Road" to the seven Action areas of the AAAA.

Keywords: Sustainable Development, SDGs, 2030 Agenda, Belt and Road Initiative, Silk Road, Growth, Poverty, Investment, Infrastructure, International Development Cooperation

JEL Classification: O20, O40, Q50

Suggested Citation

Hong, Pingfan, Jointly Building the 'Belt and Road' towards the Sustainable Development Goals (June 25, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2812893 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2812893

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