Central Asia SDG Platform

The countries of Central Asia have committed to achieve the 2030 Agenda and integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their national plans. This Platfrom has been developed to contribute to sustainable development through a knowledge-sharing and collaboration in Central Asia (project implemented by UNDP, funded by EU). The platform supporting countries in tracking progress in SDGs, tracking key socio-economic policies, modelling scenarios for SDG pathways, identifying accelartion points through systemic view, and promoiting integrated approaches for SDGs financing. Achieveing SDGs is a joint effors, requiring partnerships and whole-of-society approach. Parliaments and Governments, Private Sector and Academia, Civil Society have a role to play in achieveing SDGs. Most of the progress happens at local level, in towns and communities, that’s why Localization of SDGs is a task. Countries of Central Asia are actively taking stock of progress through Voluntary National Reviews and a number of Voluntary Local Reviews are currently in prepartion. This rich body of knowlegde and commong and often shared problems is Central Asia call for cooperation and knowldege exchange.

Central Asia data for the Sustainable Development Goals

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European Union and SDGs in Central Asia

The European Union (EU) plays a pivotal role in advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) throughout Central Asia, emphasizing the critical importance of investments for human prosperity and environmental stability across the region. By fostering cross-border collaboration and strategic partnerships, the EU actively promotes sustainable development initiatives that transcend geopolitical boundaries, addressing common challenges and opportunities shared among Central Asian nations. Notably, with the inclusion of Afghanistan in the broader Central Asian context, the EU’s efforts become even more pertinent, aiming to stabilize conflict-affected regions while promoting economic resilience and social progress. Through targeted investments, capacity-building programs, and inclusive dialogue, the EU underscores the significance of collective action in achieving SDGs, ensuring a prosperous and sustainable future for generations to come in Central Asia and beyond.

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SDG Partnership

Achieving SDGs requires whole-of-society approach, partenrship and collaboration. Learn how you could contribute to SDGs achievement in Central Asia

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SDG Push Diagnostics

SDG Push reimagines and recalibrates how we determine, interrogate and advance development interventions that put countries on more stable footing. The Diagnostic powers ‘Integrated SDG Insights‘ reports which provide a strong evidence-base and relevant insights to support national ambition at the SDG Summit 2023. Overview of SDG Push diagnoistics for Central Asia

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The 2023 SDG Summit

The 2023 SDG Summit will be convened on 18-19 September 2023, during the United Nations General Assembly high-level week. Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow-up and review the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . They will carry out a comprehensive review of the state of the SDGs, respond to the impact of multiple and interlocking crises facing the world, and provide high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to the target year of 2030 for achieving the SDGs. The special edition of the report of the Secretary-General entitled “Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals: Towards a Rescue Plan for People and Planet”, the Advance Unedited version has been released.

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