Sustainable development goals that relate to this topic

Open government – transparency, participation and accountability – can help safeguarding the environment in a variety of ways. Empowering communities, individuals and civil society organizations to participate in decision-making on environmental issues can improve the legitimacy of decisions, enhance implementation and improve sustainability of decisions. Open and transparent processes can enable citizens to identify environmental issues and problems, become engaged in decision-making and hold government agencies, officials and companies to account.

No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Responsible Consumption and Production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Climate Action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*

Life on Land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Partnership for the Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

What are illustrative commitments

Illustrative Commitments