17 Sustainable Development Goals

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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.  

  • Goal 1: No Poverty
  • Goal 2: Zero Hunger
  • Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
  • Goal 4: Quality Education
  • Goal 5: Gender Equality
  • Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean Energy
  • Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
  • Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Goal 13: Climate Action
  • Goal 14: Life below Water
  • Goal 15: Life on Land
  • Goal 16: Peace, Justice and strong Institutions
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
  • The 2030 Agenda: An instruction manual for a sustainable future

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  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    Participants of the Don't Litter Initiative in front of the university campus
    Participants of the Don't Litter Initiative© private
    Participants of the Don't Litter Initiative © private

    How to make a university a clean place

    Humboldtian Professor Uchendu has launched a challenging project: She wants the University of Nigeria Nsukka to become one of the neatest cities in Nigeria.

  • SDG Ziel 10: Weniger Ungleichheiten
    SDG Ziel 17: Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
    Young volunteers distribute free food packages
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    © GettyImages/goc

    An honorary office – ‘a source of happiness’

    Commitment to volunteering enriches society. Two Germany-alumni talk about their commitment – and how it benefits them.

  • SDG Ziel 14: Leben unter Wasser
    SDG Ziel 15: Leben an Land
    Tropical bird in flight
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    © GettyImages/4FR

    Biodiversity and its potential for economic development

    Virtual Coffee Break (recording)

    Here you will learn how Indonesia, on the one hand of the most biologically resource-rich countries on earth and on the other hand a country where many biota are now threatened with extinction, is trying to halt and reverse biodiversity loss.

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  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    A woman checks out different products in a zero waste store.
    Sustainability in everyday life - this is how it works!© GettyImages/aldomurillo
    Sustainability in everyday life - this is how it works! © GettyImages/aldomurillo

    Tips for greater sustainability in everyday life

    Preventing waste, using renewable energies, seasonal shopping: we’ve collated the most effective tips for a climate-friendly lifestyle. How to make your everyday life more sustainable.

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    SDG 17 - Performance about promising trans-national partnerships

    The dance theatre performance ‘BE-LONGING’ that features two award-winning actors shows what healthy trans-national partnerships can look like.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 16: Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Gruppenfoto der Teilnehmenden des Global Diplomacy Labs 2022 in Ljubljana
    © Global Diplomacy Lab/Aleksandar Domitrica
    © Global Diplomacy Lab/Aleksandar Domitrica

    Preventing conflicts by means of climate protection

    What impact does climate change have on conflict resolutions? Environmental engineer and DAAD alumnus Dr Moncef Bouaziz has not only dealt with this issue at this year’s Global Diplomacy Lab.

  • Swastika graffiti on a wall turned into a rabbit
    Before and after - hate graffiti creatively transformed into art© Die kulturellen Erben e.V.
    Before and after - hate graffiti creatively transformed into art © Die kulturellen Erben e.V.

    SDG 16 - Graffiti that turns hatred into art

    A celebrated YouTube video shows the creative way in which graffiti artists from Berlin address hateful scribbles.

  • MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH by Swaantje Güntzel: Fish with glitter
    MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH, 2016, Swaantje Güntzel, Photo© Henriette Pogoda
    MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH, 2016, Swaantje Güntzel, Photo © Henriette Pogoda

    SDG 14 - A work of art: a plaice covered in plastic

    Swaantje Güntzel raises awareness of pollution of the seas with her ‘Discofish’.

  • SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
    SDG Ziel 6: Sauberes Wasser und Sanitäre Einrichtungen
    Bild von Hani Sewilam, ägyptischer Minister für Wasserressourcen und Bewässerung
    © Courtesy of The American University in Cairo
    © Courtesy of The American University in Cairo

    WEFE Nexus Award for DAAD alumnus

    DAAD alumnus Hani Sewilam has developed a model that extracts six products from sunlight and seawater without producing waste. His main aim is to assure water and food security.

  • Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar: Lawyers in gowns
    Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar.© Still frame from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar
    Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar. © Still frame from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar

    SDG 13 - Film about a lawsuit for our climate

    The documentary ‘Duty of Care - The Climate Trials’ that is just under an hour long illustrates a new way to address climate change.

  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    Group of dancers on stage in synchronous movement and shiny clothes
    RE_CYCLE, tanzbar_bremen, Concept und Choreography: Günther Grollitsch in collaboration with the dancers© Daniela Buchholz
    RE_CYCLE, tanzbar_bremen, Concept und Choreography: Günther Grollitsch in collaboration with the dancers © Daniela Buchholz

    SDG 12 - Dance performance about sustainability and the value of artistic work

    Is this art or garbage? This is the question addressed by the diverse team of five of ‘tanzbar_bremen’ in their piece ‘RE_CYCLE’.

  • Sheep on the roof of WERK3 and the Frauenkirche in Munich in the background
    Sheep on the roof of the WERK3 in Munich© URKERN 2022 Ivana Bilz
    Sheep on the roof of the WERK3 in Munich © URKERN 2022 Ivana Bilz

    SDG 11 - A rooftop meadow

    The nature project of Munich’s creative quarter ‘WERK3’ consists of a 2,500 square metres big meadow that is home to sheep, hares and chickens.