What is the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?
The 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly was historic in ushering in a new era of sustainable development, making 2015 a year of transformative change. The UN Sustainable Development Summit saw the 193-member states adopt, celebrate, and make commitments to the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlighted are a revitalized commitment to build upon the progress achieved through the Millennium Development Goals to “leave no one behind” and close the gap of inequity, locally and globally by engaging everyone, everywhere. The SDGs are integrated and indivisible, balancing the three dimensions of sustainable development economic, social, and environmental) and establishing a framework for development till 2030.
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