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Sustainable Development Summit

Today, in September 25 UN headquarters in New York has started sustainable development summit, in which approximately 150 world leaders participate.
The main object of summit is to formally adopt the final document of sustainable development new agenda.
The agenda is aimed at promoting the elimination/reduction of poverty, prosperity and human welfare at until 2030, at the same time preserving the environment. It involves sustainable development 17 goals and will replace eight Millennium sustainable goals avowed/accepted in 2000.
The 17 sustainable development goals are:
1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
4. Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
6. Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
8. Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
11. Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
15. Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
16. Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
17. Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
You can find the agenda here
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