Press Release: European Commission welcomes new 2030 United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Publication Date 25/09/2015
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The 2030 Agenda, a universal framework which aims at helping eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable development by 2030, was adopted at a special UN Summit on 25 September 2015.

Nearly 200 nations gathered to adopted the plan, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, combat inequality, protect human rights, promote gender equality, and create conditions for sustainable growth and shared peace and prosperity.

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