Our Work on the Sustainable Development Goals in Afghanistan

How the UN is supporting The Sustainable Development Goals in Afghanistan

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) has taken action to affirm its commitment to attaining the SDGs. The Ministry of Economy is the lead line ministry and focal point for the coordination, monitoring and reporting on Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs). The nationalisation process is closely coordinated with the High Council of Ministers to ensure the implementation of the A-SDGs, and stronger cooperation with the private sector, civil society and community organisations. GoIRA is in the process of finalizing its nationalisation of the A-SDGs, targets and indicators. UNDP represents the UN system on the Executive Committee of the SDGs.

The Sustainable Development Goals in Afghanistan

The Sustainable Development Goals are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the earth’s environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are the goals the UN is working on in Afghanistan: