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What is a goal? …
It refers to all that purpose that directs the actions and activities to be carried out to satisfy a previously identified need or problem. In this case, what is sought is Sustainable Development which is defined by the Brundtland Report as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Each of the SDGs show us the way to follow to achieve sustainability, there are 17 of which are accompanied by 169 goals that are established in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which was proposed by the United Nations Organization.
The objectives address the three dimensions of sustainability that are: environmental, social and economic, grouped into five categories:
1) People (Objectives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
2) Prosperity (Goals: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11)
3) Planet (Goals: 6, 12, 13, 14, 15)
4) Peace (Objective: 16)
5) Alliances (Objective: 17)
The SDGs are not legally binding, however countries are expected to apply them in their programs and public policies.
The 2020-2030 decade is our opportunity to put each of the SDGs into action on a personal, local and global level.