Measuring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Indicators: Is Legitimacy Lacking?

  title={Measuring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Indicators: Is Legitimacy Lacking?},
  author={Winfried Huck},
  journal={SSRN Electronic Journal},
  • W. Huck
  • Published 31 January 2019
  • Political Science
  • SSRN Electronic Journal
The Global Agenda 2030 of the UN has set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a resolution and expression of a non-codified and, at the same time, competing order of values and principles. Today, SDGs reflecting an indirect normative concept, often with quite unclear legal definitions, but are on their way in a wider framework of states, regional organizations, and international organizations, particularly taking into account their specific constitutional structures and frequent lack… 
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