An array of Sustainable Development Goals illustrations on a table at Agents of Change event

Sustainable Development Goals 

What are the Global Goals?

The United Nations' Global Goals, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals or Agenda 2030, are a set of 17 interconnected goals designed to make the world a fairer, healthier, happier and more sustainable place for everyone by 2030. While Concern's programmes don’t support all 17 SDGs, all of our programmes touch on at least one of the SDGs and their related indicators and targets. All of our work is towards the larger goal of ending extreme poverty.
People surrounding orange and white makeshift tents in Somalia IDP camp
The No Poverty symbol of the Sustainable Developmental Goals

Goal 1: End poverty

Our vision, our mission and our work are all defined by one goal – ending extreme poverty, whatever it takes.
Concerned man sitting in blue plastic chair with child suffering from malnutrition sitting on his lap
The Zero Hunger symbol of the Sustainable Developmental Goals

Goal 2: Zero hunger

Our Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach to tackling acute malnutrition has become the preferred approach for tackling malnutrition internationally.
Girls in a classroom in Sierra Leone
The Quality Education symbol of the Sustainable Developmental Goals

Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education

We aim to contribute to lasting improvements in the lives of extremely poor people through the implementation of high-quality, multi-dimensional education programmes.
The Sanokhs have completed the Living Peace training sessions facilitated by Concern Worldwide in Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone
The Gender Equality symbol of the Sustainable Developmental Goals

Goal 5: Achieve gender equality

We focus on gender equality as a means to significantly reduce inequalities and empower people living in extreme poverty to improve their lives.
Malawian farmer with his crops
The Climate Action symbol of the Sustainable Developmental Goals

Goal 13: Combat climate change

We work with farmers to help them adjust to climate change and build resilience for the future.
Ayaan holds her young son and bowl of grains
The symbol of the Sustainable Development Goals

Find out about the other SDGs

See how the goals aim to conserve the oceans, promote sustainable energy and provide access to justice for all.
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