Sustainable Development Goals


Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7 Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries

Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*

Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

*Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change

BCCIC Members are Making a Difference on the Sustainable Development Goals

What does progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals look like? See below to see how British Columbians are making a difference. BCCIC members tell us about how their work fits in with the new goals and where they are focusing their efforts to move toward a better world.


Development & Peace

Keeping Score : UN Sustainable Development Goals

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation is a network of civil society organizations and individuals moving toward a better world based in British Columbia, Canada. Through coordinating this report BCCIC hopes to contribute informed and reputable voices from civil society into the critical debate on Canada’s role in developing and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). BCCIC asked the many authors and contributors their opinion on four key questions. Each question addresses one of the proposed goals. These four questions, tackled from a variety of authors, from a number of organizations and backgrounds, are key to understanding Canada’s role and potential in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Transforming Our World : The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This is the official document that 193 United Nations member states debated, negotiated, agreed upon, and officially signed on to in September 2015

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