Sustainable Development Goals


At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. 

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 

Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all 

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation 

Reduce inequality within and among countries 

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts* 

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss  

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development  


* Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change. 

The Knowledge Hub is a logo initiative. (c) 2017.