The 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda
"A to-do list for people and planet, and a blueprint for success" - Ban Ki-moon
The year 2015 will be remembered as the year in which the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were defined at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 in New York (USA) from September 25 to 27, which brought together world leaders to adopt an ambitious agenda for poverty eradication and global economic, social, and environmental development by 2030, known as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
On January 1, 2016, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development came into effect. A global Agenda to transform the world.
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Portugal played an important role in the process of defining this 2030 Agenda, with emphasis on the stronger defense of the Goals promoting peaceful and inclusive societies, eradicating all forms of discrimination and gender-based violence, and conserving the seas and oceans, managing their resources in a sustainable way.