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  • Media Advisory:
    Sustainable Governance Ranking Shows US in the Middle

    In a comparison of sustainable governance among over 40 countries, the United States ranks 26th in terms of future viability. A new Bertelsmann Stiftung study reveals that a number of challenges facing the 41 industrialized nations of the European Union and the OECD have dramatically intensified in the last two years.

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    First SDG Index Delivered to Ban Ki-moon: Countries Need to Act Urgently to Achieve the Global Goals

    Today, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung launched a new Sustainable Development Goal Index and Dashboard to provide a report card for tracking SDG progress and ensuring accountability. The report shows how leaders can deliver on their promise and it urges countries not to lose the momentum for important reforms.

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    Most EU Citizens Want the United Kingdom to Stay

    A majority of people in the European Union outside of the United Kingdom do not support a British exit from the EU. If the U.K. were to leave, however, few fear specific consequences for their own country, according to the latest EU-wide opinion poll commissioned by the Bertelsmann Stiftung

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    Skepticism of TTIP Growing in the US, Germany

    New survey examines attitudes toward free trade and TTIP on both sides of the Atlantic

    GÜTERSLOH/WASHINGTON (April 21, 2016) - As U.S. and European negotiators prepare to hash out details in the next round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in New York, they must contend with shifting public opinion.

    While the European majority welcomes TTIP, Germans have become more skeptical of the agreement, according to a new Bertelsmann Stiftung survey.