In 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, promising to eliminate extreme poverty, reduce inequality and create a greener planet. With its pledge to leave no one behind, the 2030 Agenda is our boldest agenda for humanity.
The 2013 Agenda 17 Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs). They are interconnected, universal, inclusive and indivisible and they promote human rights and economic, social and environmental sustainability: we need to achieve all the Goals to build the future we want.
At the global level, the 17 SDGs provide clear guidelines for 169 targets to adopt in accordance with local priorities and with the environmental challenges of the world at large. Governments will also develop their own national indicators to assist in monitoring progress made on the goals and targets.