If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that our collective health and prosperity depend upon working together to protect people and the planet.
“We have learned that sustainability’s progress is dynamic, and that sometimes gains in one important area can come at costs to another area, tradeoffs that can be difficult to understand but can ultimately hobble progress.”
To truly succeed in driving sustainability outcomes, organizations need to focus on making sustainability sustainable.
While it is based on pre-pandemic data, the 2020 report shows that the EU made progress on the SDGs between 2015 to 2019.
Recovery from the COVID-19 crisis must lead to more equal, inclusive and sustainable economies and societies that are stronger and more resilient.
“The current crisis is an unprecedented wake-up call,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said. “We need to turn the recovery into a real opportunity to do things right for the future.”
The Federation of Sustainable Development Organizations Member Directory is now live online. The directory can be searched and sorted by type of organization, sustainable development goals and/or country.
The coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for the world to act in solidarity and turn this crisis into an impetus to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Human rights are our ultimate tool to help societies grow in freedom, and we must rid the world of abuse, exploitation, marginalization, racism, torture and all exclusion.