JAPAN SDGs Action Platform

What is the SDGs?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda) is a set of international development goals from 2016 to 2030, which was adopted by the UN Sustainable Development Summit held in September 2015 building on the success of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The 2030 Agenda listed “Sustainable Development Goals” consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets in order to eradicate poverty and realize a sustainable world. The SDGs are universal goals applicable, not only to developing countries but also developed countries, and pledge “No One is Left Behind” through the implementation process.

Japan welcomes the historic adoption of the 2030 Agenda as a country which has consistently contributed to the formulation and negotiations of the Agenda, and will make utmost efforts to implement it with international community based on the concept of human security.