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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Personal tips of the editorial team

During the research on the topic of 2030 Agenda, the Alumniportal team is often coming across really informative, astonishing and sometimes funny content. In our editors’ blog, we write about videos, websites or apps that we especially like.

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Organic farming

Germany goes organic

The sale of organic foodstuffs in Germany is currently growing at an almost double-digit rate. Because demand exceeds supply, the federal government has set the goal to enlarge the arable land for organic produce. What do organic farmers do differently? Here's what.

Germany is planning to phase out coal

Climate protection, not coal

Just over 40 percent of the electricity generated in Germany in 2016 came from coal-fired power plants. Burning coal – a fossil fuel – makes a substantial contribution to CO2 emissions, which are damaging to the climate. If Germany does not phase out coal-fired power production, it will not achieve its climate protection targets.


Health and disease worldwide – a comparison

What is the current state of global health? What are the most common causes of death? Where do people live to the highest ages? And what are the consequences of climate change for our health? Find out more in our infographics “Health and disease worldwide”.