|Overview : |
United Republic of Tanzania (URT) joined the international community and over 150 world leaders during the 70th UN General Assembly (UNGA), held on 25th September 2015, where the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs was adopted. The 17 goals, 169 targets and 231 indicators of SDGs integrate the three dimensions of sustainability;the social, the economic and the environmental.
In addition, the development agenda places a strong emphasis on leaving no one behind and poverty eradication; forging a new global partnership based on the spirit of solidarity, cooperation, and mutual accountability; placing people at the centre of development and striving for a world that is just, equitable and inclusive, and promote sustained and inclusive economic growth; and take action on climate change and environment among others.
The UNDP in Tanzania is implementing a project to support establishment and consolidation of a local chapter of the UN Global Compact in Tanzania, aiming to encourage the adoption of socially responsible practices in Tanzania.