A Trade Union Take on the SDGs - Edition 2021

Compiled under the challenging conditions resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, this edition of the Trade Union Take on the SDGs analyses and compiles the monitoring of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national level undertaken by 22 labour organisations in 13 countries and four continents.

This publication provides an independent workers’ perspective on how governments are delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which contrasts or complements the official narrative provided by governments in their Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) to the United Nations . It also assesses the levels of transparency, consultation and social dialogue in which these processes are being conducted. Finally, it also gives an analyses on the impact of the Covid-19 on the progress (or lack thereof) achieved.

The 13 countries analysed are: Argentina, Germany, Chad, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Namibia, Norway, Pakistan, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and Zimbabwe.

All these countries will present their Voluntary National Reviews at the UN High-level Political Forum in July 2021.

A Trade Union Take on the SDGs - edition 2021