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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Why put the SDGs on a beer mat?

On 25 September 2018, it will be three years since the global community adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development along with its 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). But hardly anyone knows about them in Germany, or in many other countries. Creative thinkers around the globe have now developed innovative campaigns to make the SDGs better known.


The car – mobility with side effects

Almost 80 percent of German households own at least one car. This motorisation is also continuing to grow worldwide. In our infographics, we will demonstrate the impacts of this trend and the current state of the world of cars.

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Sport prepares for life

The picture gallery shows, how sport in Colombia contribute to the peaceful coexistence of former combatants and victims of the armed conflict, how young people in the Palestinian Territories are qualified and interested for vocational training through sport, or how basketball and football trainings are used for HIV prevention in Namibia.

Quiz: Forest ecosystem

There are forests in almost every corner of the globe. They are vital to the global climate as they absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to live. Do you know which forested area is the largest on Earth? Or where you can find Europe’s last true primeval forest? Test your knowledge of forests now!