Every day, we face many decisions and challenges that may influence our future more than we think. If we live in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we can make the planet a better home for everybody. By fulfilling the Goals, we can stop hunger and poverty, eradicate social inequalities, improve economic growth or protect the nature batter. The UN Sustainable Development Goals were adopted in September 2015 within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Czechia and the SDGs

According to the annual survey by the IPSOS agency, around one third of people in Czechia are somehow aware of the Sustainable Development Goals. According Czechs, the most important Goal in 2018 was Good Health and Well-Being (SDG 3). Other Goals considered crucial were Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG 6) and Economic Growth (SDG 8).

In long-term, Czechia has been assessed very well from the point of view of fulfilment of the SDGs. The SDG Index is presented every year at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in the UN Headquarters in New York. (odkaz na Index) In 2018, Czechia ranked 13th (out of 155 countries assessed).