Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda: why environmental sustainability and gender equality are so important to reducing poverty and inequalities.

Author:

United Nations Environmental Programme

Editor:

First

Date:

2015

Region:

Europe

Theme:

Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals

Language:

English

Publisher:

UNEP

Full Harvard Reference:

United Nations Environmental Programme (2015). Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda: why environmental sustainability and gender equality are so important to reducing poverty and inequalities, Perspectives, Issue N. 17, Women's Major Group at UNEP

This reports argues that environmental sustainability and gender equality are interconnected processes, and are crucial in reducing global inequalities. It analyses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in 2015 in light of these two objectives, and assesses how this framework can further the agenda of environmental justice and gender equality. The report also makes recommendation for the implementation of the SDGs.