Narrative of development that world is split between developed and underdeveloped countries, just measured by growth of GDP is wrong.
Kinky development that ignores needs, wishes, wants and aspirations both of the poor and of the middle class is a narrow and shortsighted strategy.
Aung San Suu Kyi
“Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up”
Esther Duflo, José Antonio Ocampo
"There shouldn't be anything top-down in the Sustainable Development Goals. They should inspire actions of individuals, businesses, NGOs, governments, local authorities, everyone".
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