The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
The 17 SDGs are integrated—they recognize that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development must balance social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Countries have committed to prioritize progress for those who’re furthest behind. The SDGs are designed to end poverty, hunger, AIDS, and discrimination against women and girls.
The creativity, knowhow, technology and financial resources from all of society is necessary to achieve the SDGs in every context. You can learn more about the history of SDGs here.
The cooperation between the Czech Republic and UNDP took shape over many years. Building on accomplishments of the Czech-UNDP Trust fund, the main goal of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for the SDGs is not only to bring Czech expertise to the fore but also to provide unique innovative solutions for the realisation of the SDGs to partner countries. The initiative has also grown in scope and now extends its activities focus to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Georgia, Cambodia, Moldova and Zambia.