Distinguished UN-SDG Ambassador Publication
UNITAR E-Learning Portfolio
2020 SDG Progress Report
Why the SDGs Matter
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides a global blueprint for dignity, peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and in the future. A few years into the Agenda, we see how civil society, private sector, and governments are translating this shared vision into national development plans and strategies.
How Can We Make The World a Better Place By 2030? | Michael Green | Ted Talks
Measuring Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals
The SDG Tracker presents data across all available indicators from the Our World in Data database, using official statistics from the UN and other international organizations. It is a free, open-access publication that tracks global progress towards the SDGs and allows people around the world to hold their governments accountable to achieving the agreed goals.
Download the SDGs in Action App
The SDGs in Action app has been developed to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals - the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change. Learn about the 17 SDGs, get news on your favorite goals, find out what you can do to achieve them, create your own events and invite others to join you in sustainable actions and events.
The Sustainable Development Agenda - United Nations Official Webpage
The Sustainable Development Agenda – United Nations Official Webpage
Consisting of 17 SDGs, the 2030 Agenda aims to wipe out poverty by placing the world on a more sustainable economic, social and environmental path. The 17 SDGs feature 169 targets to be met by the year 2030 in a range of areas such as health, gender equality, economic growth and climate action.
The Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World
Change starts with you. Seriously. Every human on earth—even the most indifferent,
laziest person among us—is part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some super
easy things we can adopt into our routines that, if we all do it, will make a big
Have a look at just a few of the many things you can do to make an impact!
YSEALI Youth Publication
In 2019, the Division of Global Affairs (DGA) at KSU hosted, for a fifth consecutive year, a new cohort of 20 YSEALI Fellows to focus on the theme of Advancing International Civil and Human Rights Through Civic Engagement. Our Fall 2019 Institute was the strongest to date as KSU designed the program to promote and emphasize the 17 United Nations Sustainability Development Goals. The Institute was conducted in collaboration with CIFAL Atlanta, established in 2004 as part of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and, as of 2017, a welcomed addition within the Division of Global Affairs at KSU. Their projects were compiled into the publication, Youth Impact on the SDGs which is available for download below.
Youth and Sustainable Development Goals E-Learning Course
UNITAR and CIFAL Atlanta in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Serve Learn and Sustain Center, and the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) Greater Atlanta are offering this e-Learning Programme and will host a conference to educate young individuals in identifying social, economic, and ecological sustainability needs of RCE member communities, as well as to teach them skills for collaborating with diverse stakeholders to create and implement sustainable development action projects.
Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Full Document
This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom and recognize that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.
UN-SDG Ambassador Action Plans
The inaugural cohort of 16 KSU students was
selected to participate in this program. During
Spring 2020, the cohort received training on
the UN 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs offered
by CIFAL Atlanta, and had the opportunity to
improve its collective leadership skills through presentations and unique interactions on campus and within the local community. A
critical element of the program enabled the
16 Distinguished UN-SDG Ambassadors to
participate in a unique and competitive activity
in which they developed dynamic, sustainable
development-focused action plans to address
particular needs of their fellow students, staff,
faculty, and the community.