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Tracking Sustainable Development Goals – A Case Study of Pakistan

Version 1 : Received: 14 February 2020 / Approved: 15 February 2020 / Online: 15 February 2020 (14:56:38 CET)

How to cite: Javeed, A.; Khan, M.Y.; Rehman, M.; Khurshid, A.; Hashmani, M.A. Tracking Sustainable Development Goals – A Case Study of Pakistan. Preprints 2020, 2020020201 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202002.0201.v1). Javeed, A.; Khan, M.Y.; Rehman, M.; Khurshid, A.; Hashmani, M.A. Tracking Sustainable Development Goals – A Case Study of Pakistan. Preprints 2020, 2020020201 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202002.0201.v1).

Abstract

Aim of this study is to gather information regarding the sustainability development goals from the public as well as the organizations of Pakistan. A sample of 500 respondents each from five main cities including employs and general public is selected for their opinion regarding sustainability development goal. The level of awareness as well as level of commitment towards the fulfilment of Sustainable Development Goals varies across the cities of Pakistan due to difference in literacy level. The commitment to achieve Sustainable Development Goals of the organizations across the selected cities varies according to the nature of the business, volume and the membership with the United Nations. This study provides the policy makers with the ground level data regarding the awareness and commitment of Pakistan based organizations and public towards SDGs fulfilment. A glance towards the attitudes of the people towards the subject matter could also be seen through this study. This a comprehensive study conducted at federal and provincial level of Pakistan which has yielded ground realities towards the implementation of SDGs. The results could be used for policy making and planning at national level and also serve as bench mark for other countries.

Subject Areas

Developing country; Awareness towards SDGs; Literacy Rate

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