Global Goals - Reduced Inequality 10

  • Rights of the family to a healthy and productive environment

    Rights of the family to a healthy and productive environment
    Governments met in Stockholm, Sweden for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, to consider the rights of the family to a healthy and productive environment
  • World Commission on Environment and Development was developed

    World Commission on Environment and Development was developed
    The United Nations created the World Commission on Environment and Development which defined sustainable development as "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs".
  • Agenda 21

    Agenda 21
    The first United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) or Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro, where the first agenda for Environment and Development, also known as Agenda 21, was developed and adopted.
  • Rio+20,

    Rio+20,
    The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio+20, was held as a 20-year follow up to UNCED. The outcome document proposed 17 sustainable development goals and associated targets. At the Rio+20 Conference, a resolution known as "The Future We Want" was reached by member states. Among the key themes agreed on were poverty eradication, energy, water and sanitation, health, and human settlement.
  • Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals was established

    Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals was established
    The 30-member UN General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals was established to identify specific goals for the SDGs. The OWG was tasked with preparing a proposal on the SDGs for consideration during the 68th session of the General Assembly. On 19 July 2014, the OWG forwarded a proposal for the SDGs to the Assembly. On 5 December 2014, the UN General Assembly accepted the Secretary General's Synthesis
  • The Sustainable Development Goals

    The Sustainable Development Goals
    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals designed to be a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all". The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and are intended to be achieved by the year 2030. They are included in a UN Resolution called the 2030 Agenda or what is colloquially known as Agenda 2030.
  • SDGs were made more actionable

    SDGs were made more actionable
    Though the goals are broad and interdependent, two years later the SDGs were made more "actionable" by a UN Resolution adopted by the General Assembly. The resolution identifies specific targets for each goal, along with indicators that are being used to measure progress toward each target. The year by which the target is meant to be achieved is usually between 2020 and 2030. For some of the targets, no end date is given.
  • SDG Tracker

    SDG Tracker
    The online publication SDG-Tracker, launched in June 2018, presents available data across all indicators. The SDGs pay attention to multiple cross-cutting issues, like gender equity, education, and culture cut across all of the SDGs.
  • Impacts and implications

    Impacts and implications
    There were serious impacts and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on all 17 SDGs in the year 2020.
  • 2030

    2030
    The year by which the target is meant to be achieved is usually between 2020 and 2030. For some of the targets, no end date is given.