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2015/06/02: TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD BY 2030 - A NEW AGENDA FOR GLOBAL ACTION

Preamble 

This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity that also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. All countries acting in collaborative partnership will implement the Agenda. We are resolved to free the human race from the tyranny of poverty and want and to heal and secure our planet for present and future generations. We are determined to take the bold and transformative steps needed to shift the world on to a sustainable path. As we embark on this collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind. 

The new Agenda sets out, inter alia, to: 

  • End poverty and hunger; 
  • Secure education, health and basic services for all; 
  • Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; 
  • Combat inequalities within and between countries; 
  • Foster inclusive economic growth, shared prosperity and sustainable lifestyles for all; 
  • Promote safe and inclusive cities and human settlements; 
  • Protect the planet, fight climate change, use natural resources sustainably and safeguard our oceans; 
  • Strengthen governance and promote peaceful, safe, just and inclusive societies; 
  • Revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development