July 2016: Counting critically: SDG ‘follow-up and review

The second Briefing paper (July 2016)Counting critically: SDG ‘follow-up and review” needs interlinked indicators, monitoring and evaluation”, states that global indicators carry the risk of masking sub-national and thematic variations; and that indicators alone cannot explain how or why change occurred; therefore, evaluation can help assess the worth, merit and significance of national policies.