The UN’s SDGs are important signposts for the future of mankind.
On September 25, 2015, member states of the UN adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a more equitable and sustainable world, providing a roadmap for the transformation of global and local communities. They build on and extend the earlier Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which governments around the world had pursued with varying degrees of success from 2000 to 2015.
The goals are exciting, but the timeline is daunting. We have until 2030 to reach the targets. This is ambitious, but it should serve to remind us that the challenges we face for humanity and for the planet are getting increasingly urgent.
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