E-Library

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 purpose of this survey was to collect the voices of young people across Asia and the Pacific region and understand their perspective on ways to ensure meaningful and inclusive young people engagement in the APFSD processes including the SDGs’ follow up and review.

Fast-tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific transformations is the theme report of the Asia-Pacific SDG partnership for 2020. Reflecting on the theme of the 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, it informs regional and global dialogue on sustainable development as well as national and regional implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The ocean and its resources are the lifelines of Asia and the Pacific. As a resource for the economy, livelihoods and identity for coastal communities, the condition of the ocean is inextricably linked to the pathways of sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions is delighted to present to you a pilot version of IDI’s SDGs Audit Model (ISAM).

Developed through a collaborative process, ISAM aims to provide practical ‘how-to’ guidance to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) for conducting audits of SDGs implementation.

At the start of 2020, COVID-19 has spread across the world at an unyielding pace. What began as global jitters has evolved into unprecedented disturbances in the economy, health systems and daily life. In Asia and the Pacific, the impacts of the pandemic have reverberated soundly among its population of more than 4 billion and in its network of vital supply chains.

UN Environment has developed a methodology for the measurement of SDG Target Indicator 12.7.1, which promotes "public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities”. The indicator should assess whether countries (i) have developed SPP policies and actions plans and (ii) are implementing them. The 12.7.1 methodology is aimed at national governments, guiding policy makers and practitioners.

The global economic recession and financial turmoil from COVID-19 are derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the pandemic, the 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in many areas. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, global financial markets have witnessed heavy losses and intense volatility.

This publication explains how bioengineering can be successfully applied to improve different forms of infrastructure while providing various socioeconomic and ecosystem benefits.

India seeks to improve rural connectivity through the Rural Road Program or Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadhak Yojana (PMGSY). This working paper highlights how PMGSY has addressed challenges through the use of upcycled plastic waste.