Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls: The Council of Europe’s contribution to the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (2018)
UN 2030 AGENDA AND THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE
On 1 January 2016, the World started implementing the “UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, an ambitious and universal vision, based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals SDGs) and 169 associated targets, which are all integrated, indivisible and interlinked.
They apply universally to all and are highly relevant for the Council of Europe; countries are expected to take ownership and establish national frameworks for the achievement of the 17 goals. Most, if not all, of the Council of Europe’s activities are relevant and contribute to the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the SDGs.