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Learn more: What are the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals?

In September of 2015 193 world leaders ratified to 17 global targets for sustainable development. If these goals are met they will be a sign of a halt to extreme poverty as well as climate change, inequality, and inequality by 2030.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also referred to as the global objectives, are a call to action that aims to eliminate poverty, safeguard the environment and ensure that everyone can are able to enjoy peace and prosperity.

The 17 UN SDGs build upon the achievements in those of the Millennium Development Goals, while adding new areas like economic inequality, climate change as well as sustainable consumption, innovation and peace and justice in addition to other goals. These goals are interlinked and frequently the key to achieving one goal is to tackle issues that are often connected to the other.

The SDGs operate in the spirit of collaboration and pragmatism in order to make most appropriate choices now to improve our lives by ensuring sustainability for the next generation. They offer precise guidelines and targets that all nations can adopt according to their individual goals and the environmental issues that face the world in general. The SDGs are an inclusive program. They address the main reasons for poverty and tie us to create an impactful change for humans and the environment. “Poverty elimination is the primary goal of 2030’s Agenda and the same is the pledge to ensure that no one is left in the dust in the process,’ UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner stated. The Agenda presents a unique chance to set the world on an improved and sustainable development track. Many ways, the Agenda mirrors the purpose for which UNDP was established to serve.’

Goal 1: Eliminate the cycle of poverty all over the world.
Goal 2: Stop hunger, ensure better nutrition and food security and support sustainable agriculture.
Goal 3: Ensuring the health of our population and encourage well-being for everyone, regardless of age
Goal 4: To ensure the availability of a quality, equitable and equitable education and encourage lifelong learning opportunities for everyone
Goal 5: To achieve equal gender representation and empower all girls and women
Goal 6: Ensuring the accessibility and sustainable management of sanitation and water for everyone
Goal 7: Provide the availability of affordable energy that is reliable, durable, and efficient energy for everyone
Goal 8: Encourage sustained equitable, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, complete and productive employment, and decent work opportunities for everyone
Goal 9: Create resilient infrastructure, foster an inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and encourage the development of new technologies.
Goal 10: Reduce the level of inequality both within and between nations
Goal 11 to make the human and civil settlements of cities more inclusive secure, resilient, and durable.
Goal 12: Develop sustainable production and consumption patterns
Objective 13: To take immediate actions to stop climate change and its effects
Goal 14: Protect and sustainably utilize the oceans, oceans, and marine resources to ensure sustainable development
Goal 15: Restore, protect and increase the sustainability of the terrestrial ecosystem. effectively manage forests, combat desertification, and stop and reverse degradation of the land, and stop the loss of biodiversity
Goal 16: Create peace and an inclusive society for sustainable development. Provide everyone with access to justice and establish efficient, accountable and inclusive structures at every level
Goal 17: Strengthen methods for implementation and revive the global partnership to promote sustainable development