UN ESCAP has designed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) booklets in English, Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Japanese. These booklets, detailing the 17 SDGs and their 169 targets, are a perfect desk resource for fast reference to the SDG targets.You can download the PDFs at the bottom of the page or, alternatively, view the e-booklets below. 


The worldwide youth movement that brought over 10 million people to the streets in September 2019, is calling on people across the world to take part in ‘climate strikes’. In Asia and the Pacific, from August 2019 to January 2020, a total of 9,681 children and youth from over 12 countries voiced out their views and opinions on climate disasters.

This report, of the Global Alliance, Enabling the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through SDG16+: Anchoring peace, justice and inclusion provides an overview of country level actions and progress on SDG 16+ across different regions and development contexts and highlights key trends and findings on SDG 16+ implementation globally.

“Localizing" is the process of taking into account subnational contexts in the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, from the setting of goals and targets, to determining the means of implementation and using indicators to measure and monitor progress.

This Toolkit for Value Chain Analysis and Market Development Integrating Climate Resilience and Gender Responsiveness aims to help countries in selecting and analyzing value chains for opportunities to improve climate change resilience and reduce gender inequalities.

SDG 6 – to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all – is alarmingly off track. At the current rate of progress, the world will not reach the SDG 6 targets by 2030.

This interim guidance supplements the infection prevention and control (IPC) documents by summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and waste management relevant to viruses, including coronaviruses. This document is an update to the interim guidance document entitled ‘Water, sanitation, hygiene, and waste management for the COVID-19 virus’, published on 23 March 2020.

SDG 6 Data and Monitoring in Asia and the Pacific: Existing Initiatives, Gaps, and Recommendations examines the current status of data monitoring for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 on water and sanitation for all. This report identifies challenges and opportunities for monitoring, a key component of the 2030 Agenda.

The world in 2020 is in a state of flux. While much progress has been made globally over the past ten years in expanding access to, and adoption of, broadband infrastructure and services, significant challenges remain in tackling digital inequalities, addressing the current widespread impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accelerating efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

In January 2020, the United Nations launched a global consultation to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Through surveys and dialogues, people from all walks of life were asked about their hopes and fears for the future, their priorities for international cooperation and for the United Nations in particular.