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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were unanimously adopted by member countries and regions at the SDGs Adoption Summit held by the United Nations in September 2015.

A comprehensive goal with 17 goals, 169 targets, and indicators to measure progress by 2030.The goals of the SDGs are to “eliminate global poverty” and “realize a sustainable world.”

To that end, we can roughly divide it into five Ps: People = Eliminate global poverty / Prosperity = Create a sustainable economy / Planet = Protect and nurture the environment / Peace = Create a system / There are 17 goals in 5 fields consisting of Partnership (creating funds and cooperative relationships for realization).

The agreement document, "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development," which includes this, aims to achieve global goals over the next 15 years by "eliminating poverty and inequality" and "achieving a sustainable world." It was an epoch-making content that showed the way forward.

The 2030 Agenda/SDGs, formulated with the participation of various actors, including civil society, is based on a strong sense of crisis that the world will not survive if things continue as they are. We aim to fundamentally solve various issues in order to transform the economy into a sustainable one and create a fair and stable society while protecting the

The SDGs are universal goals that not only developing countries but also developed countries, including Japan, are expected to achieve.

Civil society has so far made various appeals to the government in order to reflect people's perspectives in the process of formulating the SDGs.The 2030 Agenda/SDGs, formulated after three years of lengthy discussions, came into effect in January 2016 and are being implemented..

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