17 Goals for People, for Planet
In September, as the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly commences, instead of focusing on a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal the UN turns to the Agenda 2030 project as a whole to reflect on progress and on how we can improve in the last 7.5 years before the year 2030.
SDG#8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
IMF is predicting an equal or worse recession than that of 2009 citing the pandemic-induced economic crisis as the worst since the Great Depression. Amid the rising cost of living and this post-Covid economic crisis we turn towards Sustainable Development Goal #8, Decent Work and Economic Growth this August.
SDGs #4, #5, #14, #15, and #17
July is a month boasting with SDGs once again reiterating the interconnectedness and interdependence of various factors in sustainable development. SDG#4 Quality Education, #5 Gender Equality, #14 Life below Water, #15 Life on Land, and #17 Partnership for the Goals might seem only loosely related at first, however, they all affect one another.
SDG#13 Climate Action, #14 Life below Water, and #15 Life on Land
The sustainable development goals are for people and planet and June is all about the planet. The Earth sustains us through maintaining a fragile and delicate balance between life on land, below water, and human activity.
SDG#16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
We have talked about why peace, justice, and strong institutions are important last December, but in light of recent events including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, ongoing violence in the West Bank, or the worsening treatment of women in Afgh
SDG#15 Life on Land
SDG#15 Life on LandArguably, the most talked about facets of sustainability is environmental sustainability, of which a vital aspect is Life on Land.
SDG#5 Gender Equality
SDG#5 Gender EqualityWomen’s rights are fundamental human rights. However, SDG#5 is not just a human right issue, it’s a tale of wasted human potential.
SDG#3 Good Health and Well-Being
SDG#3 Good Health and Well-BeingIn the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, and a mental-health epidemic in the UK, physical and mental health and well-being have never been so topical
SDG#1 No Poverty
SDG #1: No PovertyOne of the most entangled Sustainable Development Goals is #1, No Poverty, for whatever we would like to achieve as a society, we need to empower people to act first.While simply marking our planet’s passage around a large b
SDG #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
In the second piece of our Sustainable Development Goals series, I will introduce you to Goal #16 - Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, UCL's take on establishing a just society, and some of our many community partners that work towards a just, and peaceful society.
SDG #13 Climate Action
The Covid-19 pandemic and the conclusions of the COP26 in Glasgow have drawn attention to societal inequalities and injustices, as well as the climate crisis and its consequences.