EEA News: Towards global sustainability

A new article on the European Environmental Agency (EEA) website discusses the relevance and importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SSGs).

In August this year, more than 190 countries reached a consensus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. And later this month, Heads of State will adopt this Agenda along with its Sustainable Development Goals and targets in New York.

Unlike their predecessors, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are both for developing and developed countries and focus on a broader range of sustainable development topics. More precisely, 15 out of the 17 SGDs include elements related to the environment, resource use or climate change.

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