Sustainable Development Goals








On 25th September 2015,  193 world leaders pledged 17 Global Objectives to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years. „Eradicate extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, solve climate change, global objectives could achieve these things, in all countries, for all people.“

Sustainable Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals that were launched in 2000 set 2015 as the target year. „Recognizing the success of these goals – and the fact that a new development agenda was needed for after 2015 – countries agreed in 2012 at Rio + 20, the Conference on Sustainable Development, to establish an open working group to develop A set of sustainable development objectives.After
more than a year of negotiations, the Open Working Group presented its recommendation for the 17 sustainable development goals.There
are 17 sustainable development goals with 169 goals unlike the 8 Development Goals Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with 21 targets. The complex challenges that exist in the world today require that a wide range of issues be covered. It is also fundamental to address the root causes of problems, not just symptoms.
Unlike the MDGs, which were developed by a group of experts behind closed doors, the goals of sustainable development are the result of a negotiation process that involved the 193 Member States of the UN and also the unprecedented participation of society Civil and other stakeholders. This led to the representation of a wide range of interests and perspectives.
The objectives are wide-ranging, as they will address the interconnected elements of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection. The MDGs mainly focused on the social agenda.
The MDGs were targeted at developing countries, particularly the poorest, while the goals of sustainable development will apply to the whole world, the rich and the poor.“