11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Institutional Arrangements for the Circular Economy – Circular STEP

Institutional Arrangements for the Circular Economy – Circular STEP
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Institutional Arrangements for the Circular Economy – Circular STEP  UNECE

Institutional Arrangements for the Circular Economy – Circular STEP

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Introduction

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals established by the United Nations in 2015. These goals aim to address various social, economic, and environmental challenges faced by countries around the world. The SDGs provide a framework for sustainable development and guide international efforts towards achieving a more equitable and sustainable future.

Goal 1: No Poverty

The first goal of the SDGs is to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce overall poverty rates. This includes ensuring access to basic necessities such as food, water, healthcare, and education for all individuals.

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

The second goal focuses on achieving food security and promoting sustainable agriculture. This involves ending hunger, improving nutrition, and promoting sustainable farming practices to ensure food availability for all.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Goal 3 aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. This includes reducing maternal and child mortality rates, combating communicable diseases, and providing universal access to healthcare services.

Goal 4: Quality Education

Goal 4 emphasizes the importance of inclusive and equitable quality education for all. This involves ensuring access to free primary and secondary education, promoting vocational training, and enhancing educational opportunities for all individuals.

Goal 5: Gender Equality

Goal 5 focuses on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls. This includes eliminating gender-based discrimination and violence, ensuring equal access to education and economic opportunities, and promoting women’s participation in decision

SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

  1. SDGs addressed or connected to the issues highlighted in the article:

    • SDG 13: Climate Action
    • SDG 14: Life Below Water
    • SDG 15: Life on Land
  2. Specific targets under those SDGs based on the article’s content:

    • Target 13.1: Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters
    • Target 14.1: By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, particularly from land-based activities
    • Target 15.1: By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains, and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements
  3. Indicators mentioned or implied in the article:

    • Indicator 13.1.1: Number of deaths, missing persons, and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population
    • Indicator 14.1.1: Index of coastal eutrophication and floating plastic debris density
    • Indicator 15.1.1: Forest area as a proportion of total land area

Table: SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

SDGs Targets Indicators
SDG 13: Climate Action Target 13.1: Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters Indicator 13.1.1: Number of deaths, missing persons, and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population
SDG 14: Life Below Water Target 14.1: By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, particularly from land-based activities Indicator 14.1.1: Index of coastal eutrophication and floating plastic debris density
SDG 15: Life on Land Target 15.1: By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains, and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements Indicator 15.1.1: Forest area as a proportion of total land area

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Source: unece.org

 

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