The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (also known as SDGs) were formally agreed by the UN at the Sustainable Development Summit in New York in September 2015, and came into effect from January 2016. The Goals are an internationally agreed set of global high level targets relating to international development to tackle poverty and inequality.
Northern Ireland and the Sustainable Development Goals
A mapping exercise has been carried out to highlight how the Outcomes Delivery Plan 2018 - 19 aligns with the SDGs. The monitoring arrangements for the Programme for Government will show how Northern Ireland is progressing towards the SDGs.