The Goals

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.

No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

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Zero Hunger

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

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Good Health and Well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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Quality Education

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

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Gender Equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

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Affordable and Clean Energy

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

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Decent Work and Economic Growth

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

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Industry, Innovation and Infastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

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Reduced Inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

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Sustainable Cities and Communities

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

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Responsible Consumption and Production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

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Climate Action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

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Life Below Water

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

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Life on Land

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

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Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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

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Partnerships for the Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

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Introducing the Targets

The 17 main goals are propelled by 169 detailed targets to help us aim our efforts and turn enthusiasm into action. The full system will be available at globalgoals.org this fall.

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