Sustainable Development Goals and Capacity Building

The United Nations has recognised the need to end poverty, protect the planet and boost prosperity through its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The Centre's researchers are assisting government to design and implement policies to meet these goals including in the areas of health, energy and education. 

An important sub-theme of sustainability is the built environment, where the Centre’s expertise in political economy, policy and governance is aiding the ambitious, evidence-based planning policy necessary to achieve long-term sustainable development.

Current projects include: