What are Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations in 2015. "Global Goals for Sustainable Development" is another name used. The SDGs cover social and economic development issues including poverty, hunger, health, education, climate change, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, urbanization, environment and social justice.

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Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs

Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs

An end to poverty, hunger and inequality worldwide. That and more is the ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by 193 countries at the United Nations in September 2015. Learn about the Goals and the work of the United Nations Development Programme, a global leader in the effort to fulfil the Goals.

 

How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030, by Michael Green, Ted Talks

How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030 | Michael Green | TED Talks

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world to 2030. Social progress expert Michael Green invites us to imagine how these goals and their vision for a better world can be achieved. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.

 

Sustainable Development Goals Part 1

Sustainable Development Goals PART 1

his week TWiGH brings to you an overview of the sustainable development goals or the SDGs. Learn about what are the SDGs and how do they differ from the Millennium Development Goals or the MDGs. Want to learn more? Check out PART 2 of the SDGs for in-depth analysis http://bit.ly/1QA0DLj Read more: 17 goals, 169 targets too much of good thing at UN summit by Phyllis Pomerantz http://bit.ly/1OWGXzz The New Global Goals Spell the End of Kinky Development by Lant Pritchett http://bit.ly/1OWH4Lv Date: November 21, 2015 Video: Chase Perfect, Sulzhan Bali

 

Global Goals/SDGs Part 2 - Sustainability, Financing, Global Public Goods

Global Goals / SDGs PART 2 - Sustainability, Financing, Global Public Goods

Sustainability, financing & feasibility of SDGs. Can ear-marked aid for global public good distort national priorities? This week TWiGH goes in-depth in discussing further on the global goals or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are part of the newly-adopted “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” signed off by 193 world leaders at the UN summit in September. SDGs replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a roadmap for global priorities over the next 15 years. Our panel goes in-depth in discussing what is sustainable and how SDGs include goals for environmental, social, and economic sustainability. The panel also discusses the issues around the “sustainability” of these global goals, and the kind of impact these goals can have on nations worldwide. What are the challenges for the indicators of the SDGs? What is the resource gap to achieve these goals? Find answers to these questions and more! Not familiar with the global goals? Learn about the SDGs in under 5 minutes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-HHI... If you would like to read more about SDGS then please check out the following links : https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ http://www.cgdev.org/topic/strengthen... http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/o... http://webfoundation.org/2015/07/gove... http://unsdsn.org/resources/publicati... TWiGH Season 2 Episode 7- SDGs Date: November 29, 2015 Panelists: Greg Martin, Sulzhan Bali, Jessica Taaffe, Vijoleta Gordeljevic, Chase Perfect Produced by: Sulzhan Bali

 

Trick to Remember 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Trick To Remember 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Very easy and simple Trick To Remember Sustainable Development Goals

 

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SDG Action Group Campaign

UN SDG Actopm Campaign

The UN SDG Action Campaign is a universal entry point for citizens to interact with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and support the efforts to implement them. In October 2015, the UN Secretary General sanctioned the new mandate of the Campaign for the next 15 years to contribute to SDG achievement by building and maintaining political will for the Goals, as well as by encouraging and supporting multi-stakeholder engagement in the implementation of Agenda 2030.

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Sustainable Development Goals

SDGs

The SDG’s are 17 goals that were ratified by the United Nations and its 193-member countries in 2015 and include the elimination of poverty, gender equality, improved global health and fighting climate change, among other things.  At their best, the goals represent a global consensus and commitment to making the world a much better place and uplifting billions of people.