What are the SDGs?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda) is a set of international development goals from 2016 to 2030, adopted during 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 to eradicate poverty and realize a sustainable world. The SDGs are universal goals applicable for developing and developed countries, and “Leave no one behind.” pledge throughout the implementation process.

Japan makes significant efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda with international community based on the concept of human security.

SDGs Initiatives

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems “Nishi-Awa Steep Slope Land Agriculture System” supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).