The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among other priorities.
UNDP, as the development arm of the United Nations, works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to empower lives and build resilient nations.
In Sri Lanka, UNDP has been working as a key development partner of choice in Sri Lanka since 1967, to achieve sustainable human development in economic, social and environmental fronts. Working closely with the Government at national, regional and local levels, and civil society and the private sector, UNDP aims at eradicating extreme poverty, and reducing inequalities and exclusion to protect both people and the planet.
As UNDP celebrates partnering for development for 50 years in Sri Lanka and beyond, UNDP is now focused on helping Sri Lanka achieve sustainable human development through the Sustainable Development Goals.
An earthquake shattered millions of lives in Nepal, UNDP is working to help people recover and rebuild stronger.
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