About Sustainable Development Goals
On September 25, 2015, at the UN headquarters in New York, world leaders, including heads of state and government, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals aimed at eradicating poverty, combating inequality and injustice, and addressing climate change.
Kazakhstan, as a country that has committed itself to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, is actively working in all areas and is ready for contributing to global goals successful achievement.
KAZAKHSTAN VOLUNTARY NATIONAL REVIEW
July 16, 2019 in New York, Kazakhstan presented the first Voluntary National Survey of Kazakhstan in the framework of the High-level Political Forum on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Reviews submitted by delegations from 48 countries. The forum was dedicated to the issues of empowering people and ensuring their inclusiveness and equality. The main focus is on six thematic goals: SDG 4 “Quality Education”, SDG 8 “Decent Work and Economic Growth”, SDG 10 “Reduced Inequality”, SDG 13 “Climate Action”, SDG 16 “Peace, Justice and strong Institutions”, SDG 17 “Partnership for the Goals”.
COORDINATION COUNCIL ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN KAZAKHSTAN
The Coordinating Council for Sustainable Development Goals, chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was created on behalf of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 15, 2018. The coordinating body of the Council is the Ministry of National Economy.
The Institute’s Secretariat is Economic Research Institute, which provides expert and analytical support.