The Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were born at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. The objective was to produce a set of universal goals that meet the urgent environmental, political and economic challenges facing our world.
The SDGs replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which started a global effort in 2000 to tackle the indignity of poverty. The MDGs established measurable, universally-agreed objectives for tackling extreme poverty and hunger, preventing deadly diseases, and expanding primary education to all children, among other development priorities.
For 15 years, the MDGs drove progress in several important areas: reducing income poverty, providing much needed access to water and sanitation, driving down child mortality and drastically improving maternal health. They also kick-started a global movement for free primary education, inspiring countries to invest in their future generations. Most significantly, the MDGs made huge strides in combatting HIV/AIDS and other treatable diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis.
- #1 : Pas de pauvrété
- #11 Villes et Communautés durables
- #12 Consommation et production responsables
- #13 Climate action
- #13 Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
- #14 Vie Aquatique
- #15 Vie terrestre
- #2 Faim "Zéro"
- #4 Education de qualité
- #5 Egalité entre les sexes
- #6 Eau propre et assainissement