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17 Goals to Transform Our World

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection. More important than ever, the goals provide a critical framework for COVID-19 recovery. Read more here

GOAL OF THE MONTH – GOAL 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION 

Sustainable consumption and production is about doing more and better with less. It is also about decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, increasing resource efficiency and promoting sustainable lifestyles. The COVID-19 pandemic offers countries an opportunity to build recovery plans that will reverse current trends and change our consumption and production patterns towards a more sustainable future. Read more in August’s Goal of the Month.

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SDG Priorities across the UN System

UNDESA SDG Website
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs provides a comprehensive knowledge platform tracking the policies, progress, policies and implementation tools aimed at  achieving the SDGs.
UN Development Group Website
The United Nations Development Group represents 40 UN agencies delivering together for sustainable development on a country level.
UN Reform Website
UN Reform highlights how the UN System is undergoing reforms to improve its assistance to countries achieve the SDGs.
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