What are SDGs?

SDGs stands for Sustainable Development goals and they are a collection of 17 goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 to be met in 2030. Within the span of 15 years, these goals that are universally applied, countries need to mobilise their efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequality and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.  The goals are interdependent and each have a separate list of targets to achieve, leading to a total of 169 targets to accomplish. Below are the 17 SDGs aimed to transform our world.

  1. GOAL 1: No Poverty
  2. GOAL 2: Zero Hunger
  3. GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
  4. GOAL 4: Quality Education
  5. GOAL 5: Gender Equality
  6. GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  7. GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
  8. GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  9. GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  10. GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
  11. GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  12. GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  13. GOAL 13: Climate Action
  14. GOAL 14: Life Below Water
  15. GOAL 15: Life on Land
  16. GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
  17. GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal