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Collection of resources for the United Nations Sustainable Development goals

United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25, 2015, one hundred ninety-three countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all by 2030 as part of a new global sustainable development agenda. These Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) officially known as Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a set of seventeen "Global Goals with 169 specific targets between them. These 17 interconnected goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and addresses a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Graphic