THE 17 GOALS

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the Global Goals were adopted by all United Nations member states in 2015 as a universal call to action for developing a more just, peaceful and sustainable society. The 17 Goals address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, the climate crisis, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice in a coherent and inclusive way. In order to leave no one behind it is important that we achieve each Goal and underlying target by 2030.

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THE 17 GOALS

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change. 

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Resources

Global Goals Resources

“For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.” – The United Nations

We would love to have you on our side, acting locally and thinking global for a brighter future. Here are some resources to help you in your efforts.

RESOURCES

DUTCH SDG REPORT

Are The Netherlands on track to achieve the SDGs? The fourth Dutch SDG report is an important guide for knowing what is happening at the national level.


MONITOR ‘BREDE WELVAART’

“Brede welvaart” (prosperity) goes beyond GDP to include criteria like good health, education, leisure and the environment. How is this related to the SDGs?


EU SDG REPORT

The Sustainable Development Report 2020 presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states. The dashboards show countries’ performances by SDG.


GLOBAL GOALS

All the resources you need to take action for the SDGs and create a better world; from ending poverty to fighting inequality to addressing climate change.


SDG MUNICIPALITIES

This dashboard translates the Global Goals to the level of the local government. Municipalities and residents can take action based on the current state of affairs.


KNOWLEDGE HUB

The IISD SDG Knowledge Hub is an online resource for news and commentary regarding the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda, including all 17 SDGs.


SDG INDEX

This report presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states and frames the implementation of the SDGs in terms of six broad transformations.


UNSDN

We promote integrated approaches to implement the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement, through education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation.


YOUTH LEADERS

The Young Leaders for the SDGs are 17 global citizens who have been recognized by the UN for their leadership in their efforts to achieve the Global Goals.