The Global Goals For Sustainable Development 

World Leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.

If the Goals are going to work, everyone needs to know about them. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission is committed to ensuring that all New Zealanders know what the Global Goals are, and how they can help realise a freer, fairer, safer, and more just New Zealand. You can learn more about each goal below. 

Goal One: No Poverty

Goal One: No Poverty

The first of the Global Goals is, 'No Poverty: End poverty in all its forms everywhere'. Read more to learn how we can end poverty by 2030.

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Goal Two: Zero Hunger

Goal Two: Zero Hunger

The second Global Goals is, 'Zero Hunger: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture'. Learn how we can ensure that no one will go hungry anywhere in the world by 2030.

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Goal Three: Good Health & Well-being

Goal Three: Good Health & Well-being

The third Global Goals is, 'Good Health & Well-being: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages'. Learn how we will ensure that the whole world is heathier by 2030.

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Goal Four: Quality Education

Goal Four: Quality Education

The fourth Global Goals is, 'Quality Education: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all'. Learn how we will ensure that all people have access to quality education by 2030.

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Goal Five: Gender Equality

Goal Five: Gender Equality

The fifth Global Goals is 'Gender Equality: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls'. Learn how we can end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere by 2030.

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Goal Six: Clean Water & Sanitation

Goal Six: Clean Water & Sanitation

Global Goal 6 is 'Clean Water & Sanitation: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all'. Learn how we can achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.

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Goal Seven: Affordable & Clean Energy

Goal Seven: Affordable & Clean Energy

Global Goal 7 is 'Affordable & Clean Energy: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all'. Learn how we can ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, renewable and modern energy services.

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Goal Eight: Decent Work & Economic Growth

Goal Eight: Decent Work & Economic Growth

Global Goal 8 is 'Decent Work & Economic Growth: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all'. Learn how we can achieve higher levels of economic productivity and prosperity for all by 2030.

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Goal Nine: Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

Goal Nine: Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

Goal 9 is 'Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation'. Learn how we can develop inclusive, quality, sustainable and resilient infrastructure.

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Goal Ten: Reduce Inequalities

Goal Ten: Reduce Inequalities

Goal 10 is 'Reduce Inequalities: Reduce inequality within and among countries'. Learn how we can ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities for all by 2030.

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Goal Eleven: Sustainable Cities & Communities

Goal Eleven: Sustainable Cities & Communities

Goal 11 is 'Sustainable Cities & Communities: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable'. Learn how we ensure that all cities and human settlements are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable by 2030.

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Goal Twelve: Responsible Consumption & Production

Goal Twelve: Responsible Consumption & Production

Goal 12 is 'Responsible Consumption & Production: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns'. Learn how we can reduce waste generation while promoting sustainable consumption and production.

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Goal Thirteen: Climate Action

Goal Thirteen: Climate Action

Goal 13 is 'Climate Action: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts'. Learn what steps we need to take to successfully respond to, and mitigate, climate change and its impacts.

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Goal Fourteen: Life Below Water

Goal Fourteen: Life Below Water

Goal 14 is 'Life Below Water'. Learn what steps we need to take to ensure that we conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development by 2030.

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Goal Fifteen: Life On Land

Goal Fifteen: Life On Land

Goal 15 is 'Life On Land'. Learn how we can protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss by 2030.

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Goal Sixteen: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Goal Sixteen: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Goal 16 is 'Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions'. Learn how we'll promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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Goal Seventeen: Partnerships for the Goals

Goal Seventeen: Partnerships for the Goals

The final Global Goal is: 'Partnerships for the Goals '. Learn how we can strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development in order to achieve all Global Goals by 2030.

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