17 Global Goals for People, for Planet

The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which set out a 15-year plan to achieve the Goals. Goal 1End poverty in all its forms everywhere; Goal 2End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture; Goal 3Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages; Goal 4Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all; Goal 5Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; Goal 6Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all; Goal 7Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all; Goal 8Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all; Goal 9Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation; Goal 10Reduce inequality within and among countries; Goal 11Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable; Goal 12Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns; Goal 13Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts; Goal 14Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development; Goal 15Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss; Goal 16Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels; and Goal 17Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.