January 2015

Sustainable development goals: all you need to know

This year, the millennium development goals that were launched in 2000 to make global progress on poverty, education, health, hunger and the environment will expire. UN member states are finalising the sustainable development goals that will replace them and IGRAC previously drafted a position paper regarding the inclusion of groundwater in those 'SDGs'. But what are the SDGs and what do they aim for? The Guardian published a news item that tells you all you need to know about these goals.