Brendan Howe is a professor at Ewha Womans University’s Graduate School of International Studies.
From September 25 to 27, South Korean President Park Geun-hye will be attending the United Nations (UN) Development Summit in New York, where she will be giving the keynote address. Much of the summit will focus on the so-called Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The SDGs are a set of proposals that look to build on two high profile international governance agendas:  international development cooperation, dominated since 2000 by the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set to expire at the end of 2015; and  twenty years of environmental cooperation since the landmark United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). Read more »