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With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, UN Member States pledged to ensure “no one will be left behind” and to “endeavour to reach the furthest behind first”.

Early in 2018, the United Nations Development Program’s Human Development Report Office (HDRO) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) agreed to adjust and unify their methodologies on poverty measurement and consider indicator improvements, in order to better monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

During the past several decades, science and technology parks (STPs) in Asia have witnessed rapid development. This is reflected not only in the emergence of new STPs, but also in the successes of some prominent STPs in the region. With the current level of economic development in the region, Governments may perceive STPs as a means of upgrading production, promoting collaboration in research and innovation, and climbing global value chains.

The Global Goals Yearbook is a publication in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the advancement of corporate sustainability globally.

Further to its aim of making the sustainable development agenda accessible and comprehensible to a wide range of audiences, the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development launched a Primer on Sustainable Development.

The Ocean Cities Snapshot for Policy-makers serves as a companion document to the Ocean Cities Regional Policy Guide. The Ocean Cities concept is an integrated policy approach for ocean-focused and climate-responsive urban development strategies, with a focus on urban areas in Pacific island developing States.

The Ocean Cities concept is an integrated policy approach for ocean-focused and climate-responsive urban development strategies, with a focus on urban areas in Pacific island developing States. Ocean Cities are where urban landscapes and seascapes meet, where built and natural environments near coastlines interface and where human behaviour and urban development have profound impacts on both terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

The Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) is an annual international event, organized by the Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE) at Yonsei University and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, where all stakeholders, including global leaders and experts convene to collaborate towards accomplishing the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) is an annual international event, organized by the Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE) at Yonsei University and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, where all stakeholders, including global leaders and experts convene to collaborate towards accomplishing the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This guide was designed with a dual purpose. First, to empower the UN and its stakeholders to go beyond “consultations” for the SDGs and be innovative and creative in their advocacy, outreach and communications efforts. Second, to compile and make a wide range of SDG tools and resources accessible to community leaders, social activists, volunteers and many other SDG changemakers, who can in turn engage with the wider community and help realize the SDGs.