Wednesday, 14 March 2018

What is Sustainable Development?

What is Sustainable Development?

The development which meets the needs of the future generation without compromising the needs of the present generation is Sustainable Development.

The concept of modern SD is derived from 1987 Brundtland report. As the concept developed it has focused more on economic development, social development and lots more. The modern economies are trying to save the environment and ecosystem for meeting their needs as well as of their future generations.

What are the Sustainable Development Goals ?

As a roadmap of SD,  the UN has approved the 2030 agenda, a call to action to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and gurantee the global well being of people.

List of 17 SD Goals
  • Eradicate Poverty,  hunger and to gurantee a healthy lifestyle which are basic to the needs of humans.
  • Universal access to basic services like water,  sanitaiton and sustainable energy which is the basic need of the hour.
  • Providing education and decent work for sustaining life.
  • Reducing inequality especially Gender Inequality.
  • To create environmental piece and sustainable world.             


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