17 Sustainable Development Goals

Through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the international community expresses their conviction that global challenges can only be met in cooperation. The Agenda’s core is a catalogue of 17 Sustainable Development Goals.  

How do we want to live in the year 2030?

No more poverty, a balanced climate, fair working conditions, intact ecosystems ... In the 2030 Agenda there are many visions of a better future – and many individuals and institutions working towards them. But we have still not achieved enough. So, what do we have to change? How can every single one of us help in a small way to build a better and more liveable future?

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Taking Stock: The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

In 2020, the United Nations celebrated its 75th anniversary. 1014 takes a look at their key targets - the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals. They spoke with seventeen local initiatives in the U.S. and Europe that are trying to put these goals into action.

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We have put together some of the results of 2030 Agenda-activities by Germany-Alumni in an eBook entitled THE GLOBAL GOALS – powered by Alumni (in German only)!


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Climate Beyond Borders

Climate Beyond Borders podcast series is a space where researchers from developing countries discuss climate change impacts and share their expertise to provide potential solutions. Hop on and be part of an informed community that can optimistically be ready to tackle climate change.

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Heavy rainfall and urban flooding in times of climate change

Climate change and continuous urbanization contribute to an increased urban vulnerability towards flooding. Humanity’s major challenge now is to find adequate climate adaptation strategies through which damage due to such natural hazards can be minimized. This stresses the need for a systematic and integrated approach to tackle the multi-hazard risk that our planet faces.

June 14, 2021

Web seminar on sustainable commerce

The DAAD Alumni Mendoza invites you to its next webinar on Sustainable Commerce, where invited speakers will discuss these new paradigms in relation to issues such as marketing, food industry and working conditions.

Three Questions on Sustainable Development

Goal 1 – No Poverty

1014 spoke with Karl Chan about poverty in New York City. Karl Chan is deputy director of the Bowery Mission and responsible for partnerships. His passion for justice and social equality led him to his current role at the Bowery Mission, which has been serving homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1870.