Analytical Framework for post-2015 SDGs
UNDP, January 2013
by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Dr. Veerle Vandeweerd, Director, Environment and Energy Group

SDG Theory of Change Questions

1. Why do we need SDGs, what’s their role for SD?
2. What are the contours, conditions and boundaries of a 2050 SD vision, their normative basis?
3. Working backwards, what are the key drivers to move the world/countries towards this SD vision?
4. What analytical framework can be used as a filter to inform SDG proposals – one that checks links between SD vision and drivers, and hence ensures that SDGs guide the transition to SD?

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