update dec 2021 these references to ban ki-moon were recommended ar the mooc he contributed in sdgs updated early 2020 -also note the mdgs were edited by mark malloch brown - now in charge of the west's largest foundation -soros open socierty
- Read up about Ban Ki-moon's life, leadership and corpus of work via his profile at The Elders. Ban Ki-moon. (2019, September 30). Retrieved from https://theelders.org/profile/ban-ki-moon
- Contributions by and about Ban Ki-Moon for Project Syndicate. Gates, B., Ben-Ami, S., Banerjee, A., Deaton, A., Roubini, N., Drew, E., … Skidelsky, R. (2019, March 11). Ban Ki-moon. Retrieved from https://www.project-syndicate.org/columnist/ban-ki-moon
- For an in-depth understanding of the nuances of how the SDGs were introduced, discussed and negotiated - the book - 'Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals' by Macharia Kamau, Pamela Chasek and David O'Connor (Routledge 2018), especially Chapters 4 and 6 are highly recommended!
- Read a Review of the above book by Frank Biermann. Biermann, F. (2019). Review of ‘Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals’. By Macharia Kamau, Pamela Chasek and David O’Connor (Routledge 2018). GAIA. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.28.1.12