DSDG

DSDG

Devision for Sustainable Development Goals

The Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) seeks to provide leadership and catalyze action in promoting and coordinating implementation of internationally agreed development goals, including the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among other mandates, it hosts the secretariat for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the central platform within the United Nations system for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by Heads of State and Governments in September 2015. The 2030 Agenda is a new plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity, with 17 SDGs and 169 associated targets at its core.

The work of the Division translates into six core functions:

  1. Support for UN intergovernmental processes on sustainable development
  2. Analysis and policy development
  3. Capacity development at the request of Member States
  4. Inter-agency coordination
  5. stakeholder engagement, partnerships, communication and outreach
  6. Knowledge management.

 

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