UN Statistical Commission Refines SDG Alcohol Indicator

Posted March 11 2020 Agenda2030, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, IARD, Movendi, NCDs, News, Public Health, Science, SDGs, UN Statistical Commission, United Nations, WHO

The UN Statistical Commission approved a set of changes to the global indicator framework for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A positive change was the refinement of the indicator to measure progress towards SDG 3.5. The UN Statistical Commission thus rebuked alcohol industry efforts to undermine scientific consensus and weaken the response to alcohol as obstacle to development.

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