Eradicating poverty is not a task of charity, it’s an act of justice and the key to unlocking an enormous human potential. Still, nearly half of the world’s population lives in poverty, and lack of food and clean water is killing thousands every single day of the year. Together, we can feed the hungry, wipe out disease and give everyone in the world a chance to prosper and live a productive and rich life.
ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY
REDUCE POVERTY BY AT LEAST 50%
IMPLEMENT SOCIAL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
EQUAL RIGHTS TO OWNERSHIP, BASIC SERVICES, TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES
BUILD RESILIENCE TO ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DISASTERS
Hunger is the leading cause of death in the world. Our planet has provided us with tremendous resources, but unequal access and inefficient handling leaves millions of people malnourished. If we promote sustainable agriculture with modern technologies and fair distribution systems, we can sustain the whole world’s population and make sure that nobody will ever suffer from hunger again.
UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO SAFE AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
END ALL FORMS OF MALNUTRITION
DOUBLE THE PRODUCTIVITY AND INCOMES OF SMALL-SCALE FOOD PRODUCERS
SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION AND RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES
Over the last 15 years, the number of childhood deaths has been cut in half. This proves that it is possible to win the fight against almost every disease. Still, we are spending an astonishing amount of money and resources on treating illnesses that are surprisingly easy to prevent. The new goal for worldwide Good Health promotes healthy lifestyles, preventive measures and modern, efficient healthcare for everyone.
REDUCE MATERNAL MORTALITY
END ALL PREVENTABLE DEATHS UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE
FIGHT COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
REDUCE MORTALITY FROM NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND PROMOTE MENTAL HEALTH
Education liberates the intellect, unlocks the imagination and is fundamental for self-respect. It is the key to prosperity and opens a world of opportunities, making it possible for each of us to contribute to a progressive, healthy society. Learning benefits every human being and should be available to all.
FREE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
EQUAL ACCESS TO QUALITY PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION
EQUAL ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL AND HIGHER EDUCATION
INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WITH RELEVANT SKILLS FOR FINANCIAL SUCCESS
Gender bias is undermining our social fabric and devalues all of us. It is not just a human rights issue; it is a tremendous waste of the world’s human potential. By denying women equal rights, we deny half the population a chance to live life to its fullest. Political, economic and social equality for women will benefit all the world’s citizens. Together we can eradicate prejudice and work for equal rights and respect for all.
END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS
END ALL VIOLENCE AGAINST AND EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
ELIMINATE FORCED MARRIAGES AND GENITAL MUTILATION
VALUE UNPAID CARE AND PROMOTE SHARED DOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIES
ENSURE FULL PARTICIPATION IN LEADERSHIP AND DECISION-MAKING
UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS
One in three people live without sanitation. This is causing unnecessary disease and death. Although huge strides have been made with access to clean drinking water, lack of sanitation is undermining these advances. If we provide affordable equipment and education in hygiene practices, we can stop this senseless suffering and loss of life.
SAFE AND AFFORDABLE DRINKING WATER
END OPEN DEFECATION AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO SANITATION AND HYGIENE
IMPROVE WATER QUALITY, WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND SAFE REUSE
INCREASE WATER-USE EFFICIENCY AND ENSURE FRESHWATER SUPPLIES
Renewable energy solutions are becoming cheaper, more reliable and more efficient every day. Our current reliance on fossil fuels is unsustainable and harmful to the planet, which is why we have to change the way we produce and consume energy. Implementing these new energy solutions as fast as possible is essential to counter climate change, one of the biggest threats to our own survival.
UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO MODERN ENERGY
INCREASE GLOBAL PERCENTAGE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY
DOUBLE THE IMPROVEMENT IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY
PROMOTE ACCESS TO RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INVESTMENTS IN CLEAN ENERGY
EXPAND AND UPGRADE ENERGY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Economic growth should be a positive force for the whole planet. This is why we must make sure that financial progress creates decent and fulfilling jobs while not harming the environment. We must protect labour rights and once and for all put a stop to modern slavery and child labour. If we promote job creation with expanded access to banking and financial services, we can make sure that everybody gets the benefits of entrepreneurship and innovation.
SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH
DIVERSIFY, INNOVATE AND UPGRADE FOR ECONOMIC PRODUCTIVITY
PROMOTE POLICIES TO SUPPORT JOB CREATION AND GROWING ENTERPRISES
IMPROVE RESOURCE EFFICIENCY IN CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
A functioning and resilient infrastructure is the foundation of every successful community. To meet future challenges, our industries and infrastructure must be upgraded. For this, we need to promote innovative sustainable technologies and ensure equal and universal access to information and financial markets. This will bring prosperity, create jobs and make sure that we build stable and prosperous societies across the globe.
DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE, RESILIENT AND INCLUSIVE INFRASTRUCTURES
PROMOTE INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIALIZATION
INCREASE ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS
UPGRADE ALL INDUSTRIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES FOR SUSTAINABILITY
ENHANCE RESEARCH AND UPGRADE INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES
FACILITATE SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Too much of the world’s wealth is held by a very small group of people. This often leads to financial and social discrimination. In order for nations to flourish, equality and prosperity must be available to everyone – regardless of gender, race, religious beliefs or economic status. When every individual is self sufficient, the entire world prospers.
REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITIES
PROMOTE UNIVERSAL SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INCLUSION
ENSURE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND END DISCRIMINATION
ADOPT FISCAL AND SOCIAL POLICIES THAT PROMOTE EQUALITY
IMPROVED REGULATION OF GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
ENHANCED REPRESENTATION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
The world’s population is constantly increasing. To accommodate everyone, we need to build modern, sustainable cities. For all of us to survive and prosper, we need new, intelligent urban planning that creates safe, affordable and resilient cities with green and culturally inspiring living conditions.
Our planet has provided us with an abundance of natural resources. But we have not utilized them responsibly and currently consume far beyond what our planet can provide. We must learn how to use and produce in sustainable ways that will reverse the harm that we have inflicted on the planet.
IMPLEMENT THE 10-YEAR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION FRAMEWORK
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES
HALVE GLOBAL PER CAPITA FOOD WASTE
RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS AND WASTE
SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE WASTE GENERATION
ENCOURAGE COMPANIES TO ADOPT SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
Climate change is a real and undeniable threat to our entire civilization. The effects are already visible and will be catastrophic unless we act now. Through education, innovation and adherence to our climate commitments, we can make the necessary changes to protect the planet. These changes also provide huge opportunities to modernize our infrastructure which will create new jobs and promote greater prosperity across the globe.
STRENGTHEN RESILIENCE AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY TO CLIMATE RELATED DISASTERS
INTEGRATE CLIMATE CHANGE MEASURES INTO POLICIES AND PLANNING
BUILD KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO MEET CLIMATE CHANGE
IMPLEMENT THE UN FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
PROMOTE MECHANISMS TO RAISE CAPACITY FOR PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Healthy oceans and seas are essential to our existence. They cover 70 percent of our planet and we rely on them for food, energy and water. Yet, we have managed to do tremendous damage to these precious resources. We must protect them by eliminating pollution and overfishing and immediately start to responsibly manage and protect all marine life around the world.
A flourishing life on land is the foundation for our life on this planet. We are all part of the planet’s ecosystem and we have caused severe damage to it through deforestation, loss of natural habitats and land degradation. Promoting a sustainable use of our ecosystems and preserving biodiversity is not a cause. It is the key to our own survival.
CONSERVE AND RESTORE TERRESTRIAL AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS
END DEFORESTATION AND RESTORE DEGRADED FORESTS
END DESERTIFICATION AND RESTORE DEGRADED LAND
ENSURE CONSERVATION OF MOUNTAIN ECOSYSTEMS
PROTECT BIODIVERSITY AND NATURAL HABITATS
PROMOTE ACCESS TO GENETIC RESOURCES AND FAIR SHARING OF THE BENEFITS
Compassion and a strong moral compass is essential to every democratic society. Yet, persecution, injustice and abuse still runs rampant and is tearing at the very fabric of civilization. We must ensure that we have strong institutions, global standards of justice, and a commitment to peace everywhere.
REDUCE VIOLENCE EVERYWHERE
PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ABUSE, EXPLOITATION, TRAFFICKING AND VIOLENCE
PROMOTE THE RULE OF LAW AND ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE
COMBAT ORGANIZED CRIME AND ILLICIT FINANCIAL AND ARMS FLOWS
SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE CORRUPTION AND BRIBERY
DEVELOP EFFECTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE AND TRANSPARENT INSTITUTIONS
The Global Goals can only be met if we work together. International investments and support is needed to ensure innovative technological development, fair trade and market access, especially for developing countries. To build a better world, we need to be supportive, empathetic, inventive, passionate, and above all, cooperative.
MOBILIZE RESOURCES TO IMPROVE DOMESTIC REVENUE COLLECTION
IMPLEMENT ALL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE COMMITMENTS
MOBILIZE FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
ASSIST DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN ATTAINING DEBT SUSTAINABILITY
INVEST IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
KNOWLEDGE SHARING AND COOPERATION FOR ACCESS TO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION