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 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
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    COP28 — inclusive, transparent, pragmatic, results-oriented?



    Virtual Coffee Break

    Ratna Priya Bysani reports on her participation in COP28 in her role as a scientific observer. She will share her impressions and experiences and give an assessment of the dialog and the main outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference 2023 in Dubai. #byalumniforalumni

  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
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    Black Friday - what's your deal?

    Tips for consuming sustainably: learn how to consume in a more principled manner and prevent waste.

  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
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    Ideas for sustainable cities

    Climate change, rapid urbanisation, infrastructural deficiencies and many other aspects are negatively impacting living conditions in our towns and cities. How can we make them more resilient and liveable? These were topics that Germany alumni addressed in the context of Community Challenge 2023. 

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 3: Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
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    © GettyImages/peeterv

    How climate change affects our health

    Climate change is becoming a reality in our daily lives. It is threatening the health of people all over the world. It is thus important to explore what we can do to reverse the trend. 

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
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    Alumni are rethinking sustainable agriculture

    From environmental sensors to solar dryers: we look back on Community Challenge 2022. Read on to discover how committed Germany alumni are shaping the future of agriculture.

  • SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
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    Insects: food of the future

    Insects are a protein-rich source of food for humans and animals. Find out here how they can help protect the climate and feed the world better.

  • SDG Ziel 15: Leben an Land
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    Save the forests

    Global forest loss endangers biodiversity and our ecosystems. DAAD alumna and alumni joined a digital conference to discuss what can be done to combat it. 

  • SDG Ziel 5: Geschlechtergleichheit
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    Participants of a capacity building training course for female STEM researchers in Koshi Province in Nepal © private

    More women for research in Nepal

    There are only a few women in Nepal who are working in STEM research. Biologist Dr Babita Paudel has launched a network initiative to change that.

  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
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    Tourism – fair and sustainable

    Tourism that in particular enables people in the region to benefit can contribute to sustainable development. And the guests also benefit from fair travel.

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
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    Participants of the DAAD SDG Alumni Project IGW 2023 © DAAD / Lleshi

    The food supply crisis – conceivable solutions

    The number of hungry people in the world is increasing. Germany alumni and alumna from around the world are involved in the much needed transformation of food supply chains.

  • SDG Ziel 14: Leben unter Wasser
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    Coral reefs and the dangers of climate change

    DAAD Alumna Dr Jessica Reichert is investigating how rising temperatures, ocean acidification and microplastics are affecting coral reefs.

  • SDG Ziel 3: Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
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    Answers to pressing issues

    Jointly overcoming global challenges: the DAAD is funding Global Centres in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Two researchers share insights into their work.