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· Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (also known as the Global Goals) are a call for action by all countries - poor, rich and middle-income-to promote prosperity while protecting the planet and leaving no one behind.
The SDGs recognize ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social justice, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.
The SDGs are interconnected, yet each of the 17 goals has a separate list of targets to achieve by 2030. Achieving all 169 targets would signal accomplishing all 17 goals.

Goal, Target, Indicator
1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere 7 12
2. Zero Hunger 8 14
3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages 13 26
4. Quality Education 10 11
5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 9 14
6. Ensure access to water and sanitation for all 8 11
7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy 5 6
8. Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all 12 17
9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation 8 12
10. Reduce inequality within and among countries 10 11
11. Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 10 15
12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 11 13
13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 5 7
14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources 10 10
15. Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss 12 14
16. Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies 12 23
17. Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development 19 25

“We should become an excellent educational and research institution that provides effective solutions to the current multi-dimensional challenges of our global society and pioneers the common future of our generations.
We should not forget the original mission of Christian universities and implementation of global engagement and empowerment.”

President, Yonsei University Seoung Hwan Suh

“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth. These are one and the same fight.
We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.”

the 8th Secretary-General, United Nations Ban Ki-moon

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