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Feb 1, 2024

Agenda 2030: UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, form a plan that balances the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social, and environmental. They are a universal call to action where governments, the private sector, civil society, citizens, and other actors and stakeholders must contribute to achieving these goals.

Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty

Objective: to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce relative poverty.

Key actions:

  • Social protection
  • Employment
  • Economic growth
  • Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Objective: to end hunger and improve access to food.

Key actions:

  • Increasing agricultural productivity
  • Improving nutrition
  • Reducing food waste
  • Ensuring sustainable food systems

Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Objective: to ensure universal access to quality healthcare services

Key actions:

  • Strengthening primary health care
  • Reducing the spread of infectious diseases
  • Increasing access to essential medicines and vaccines

Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education

Objective: to increase access to quality education, especially for girls and women

Key actions:

  • Increasing funding for education
  • Improving teacher training

Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality

Objective: to promote gender equality and empower women and girls

Key actions:

  • Eliminating gender-based violence
  • Increasing women's participation in the workforce
  • Promoting women's leadership and decision-making power

Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.

Objective: to provide access to clean water and sanitation for all people

Key actions:

  • Improving water management
  • Increasing access to toilets
  • Reducing water pollution

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Objective: to provide affordable and clean energy for all people

Key actions:

  • Increasing energy efficiency
  • Promoting renewable energy
  • Expanding access to energy in rural areas

Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Objective: to promote economic growth and create decent work opportunities

Key actions:

  • Creating jobs
  • Reducing inequality
  • Promoting inclusive economic growth

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Objective: to promote sustainable industrialization and innovation

Key actions:

  • Improving infrastructure
  • Promoting sustainable industrialization
  • Encouraging innovation

Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Objective: to reduce income inequality and promote greater equality

Key actions:

  • Reducing economic inequality
  • Promoting social, economic
  • Political inclusion
  • Reducing discrimination

Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Objective: to promote sustainable and inclusive cities and communities

Key actions:

  • Improving urban planning
  • Increasing access to housing
  • Promoting sustainable urbanization

Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Objective: to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns

Key actions:

  • Reducing waste and promoting resource efficiency
  • Improving product labeling and consumer information
  • Supporting sustainable production practices

Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action

Objective: to prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system

Key actions:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Increasing climate adaptation
  • Supporting sustainable energy systems

Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water

Objective: to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development

Key actions:

  • Sustainable fishing practices
  • Reduce ocean pollution and acidification
  • Increase marine protected areas

Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land

Objective: to protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity and promote sustainable land use

Key actions:

  • Sustainable forest management
  • Combating desertification
  • Halting and reversing land degradation
  • Conserving wetlands and their biodiversity

Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Objective: to promote peaceful and inclusive societies and ensure access to justice for all

Key actions:

  • reducing violence
  • promoting justice and strong institutions
  • ensuring public safety and access to justice
  • combating corruption and bribery

Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Objective: to strengthen the means of implementation and restore the global partnership for sustainable development

Key actions:

  • Strengthening the means of implementation
  • Revitalizing the global partnership for sustainable development
  • Fostering cooperation between actors of sustainable development.