IDFI held a public lecture on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Lagodekhi Municipality. IDFI Analyst Mariam Tutberidze presented the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the National SDG Document to the participants of the lecture.
Discussion topics included the role of central and local public institutions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, the role of civil society in the implementation of SDGs and the mechanisms that should be used to improve public participation in the SDGimplementation process.
What are Sustainable Development Goals?
On September 25, 2015, 193 UN member states agreed on the Sustainable Development Agenda document - Transforming our World: – The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The aim of Sustainable Development Goals is to continue the work started by Millennium Development Goals.
Georgia was one of the first states that supported the adoption of UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 and started to implement them into national political agenda. Sustainable Development Agenda contains 17 goals and 169 targets.
The lecture was held as part of the awareness raising campaign for the project Supporting the Implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals in Georgia, implemented by IDFI and UNDP Georgia with the financial support of the Swedish Government.
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