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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development



Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Tomorrow, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years. 1) End extreme poverty. 2) Fight inequality & injustice. 3) Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.

You can watch Global Goals message from Professor Stephen Hawking here. For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you. This August, those 193 countries arrived at a consensus on the following seventeen proposed goals:

1) End poverty in all its forms everywhere

2) End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

3) Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

4) Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

5) Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

6) Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

7) Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

8) Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

9) Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

10) Reduce inequality within and among countries

11) Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

12) Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

13) Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

14) Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

15) Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

16) Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

17) Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Tell everyone about the Global Goals.

Global Goals for Sustainable Development

 


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