Browse through toolboxes, providing access to models, methodologies and guidance to support policy makers in the implementation of the SDGs.
SDG compass

This inventory maps existing business tools against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It allows you to explore commonly used business tools that may be useful when assessing your organization’s impact on the SDGs. Later additional types of tools will also be added.

Youth Policy Toolbox

The Youth Toolbox acts as a repository of knowledge, experiences, and good practices, with the aim of providing policymakers with a comprehensive resource facility for developing inclusive and responsive youth policies in a process that optimizes engagement of youth-led organizations. It strives to engage the participation of a range of stakeholders, increasing the amount and diversity of knowledge and views.

“Preparing for Action" National Briefing Package

This integrated toolkit has been created by UNITAR together with UNDG and is being used at country level since May 2015. It contains a briefing package designed for use by national governments and can be easily adapted to each national context. The toolkit includes guidance materials for facilitators, which enables national stakeholders to deliver the workshops themselves. UNITAR experts are available for coaching and support if required. 

To navigate to the toolbox, click “Log in as a guest.” Then, in the “Search courses” box, enter “Preparing for Action National Briefing Package: The 2030 Agenda and SDGs.” Next, click on the link. On the next page, under “Guest access”, enter the login password “unitar”. Now you can explore the modules!  


MY World is a global citizen survey to bring people’s voices into official debates about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Never have so many people from all over the world been asked to mobilize and take action to make a promise come true. The MY World 2030 survey is a tool to hold governments and institutions accountable and make sure every person has their say on SDG achievement. From now until 2030, we want as many people in as many countries as possible to be involved in MY World.  

gaia education

Convinced that the SDGs should not be separated from the global community who forged them, Gaia Education, in partnership with UNESCO GAP Secretariat, developed an educational tool – the SDGs Flashcards – and the associated Training for Multipliers to ensure their effective use. The Flashcards have been translated in to five official UN languages and support the vitally important conversations on how to implement the 17 SDGs and their 169 targets at the local and regional scale, in ways that are carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of each location.

UNDP Financing Solutions for Sustainable Development

The development of the domestic financial sector and the integration of local, national, regional and international markets have increased the number of options the public and private sector can choose from to invest in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This platform offers a compass to navigate across those options or financing solutions. 

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

The SFM Toolbox is a new, comprehensive package of tools, best practices and examples of their application. It will be a valuable resource for a wide range of users, especially public and private forest and land managers, as well as the staff of extension services and civil-society, non-governmental and private-sector organizations with roles in promoting SFM.

ngagement of Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (DPO) in the VNR Process

This toolkit has been developed as an exploratory and interactive tool for organizations of persons with disabilities (DPOs) on the monitoring mechanisms of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation, called Voluntary National Reviews. The toolkit aims to provide step-by-step guidance, ideas, suggestions and templates for building successful advocacy campaigns and strategies to participate in the monitoring mechanisms of the Sustainable Development Goals.

NDC-SDG Connections

The German Development Institute (DIE) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) launched a tool that highlights synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted by countries under the Paris Agreement on climate change.