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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Water-Quiz: How much do you know about our most important resource?

Which EU member state was the first to make access to drinking water a constitutional right? What percentage of the global population has access to clean drinking water? Worldwide, how many people live without sanitation? Answer our thirteen questions about our most important resource and find out if you are a water expert.

Why COP23 is important

In Paris in 2015 a new global climate treaty was agreed. Now it's a question of fleshing out the details at the “technical conference” in Bonn. Read this article to find out more about: Why it takes place in Bonn? What specific issues are on the agenda? And why COP23 is so important?