Promoting productive & decent work for young people

The focus is now on building a sustainable world where environmental sustainability, social inclusion, and economic development are equally valued.The SDG Fund, building on the experience and lessons learned from the MDG Achievement Fund, is the first mechanism specifically created to achieve the SDGs.

Reducing vulnerabilities & helping communities adapt to climate change

New joint programmes approved by SDG-F Steering Committee

Increasing womens access to equality & opportunity

See more results of our work in 50 countries around the world to reduce inequalities and spur progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.

their communities natural resources.31 million peoplehave benefitted

the Sustainable Development Goals Fund!Fostering an enabling environment for developmentpeople and helping to reduce poverty.190,000young people acquired new skillsaround the globe.Our programmes reached1 millionPromoting inclusive markets & pro-poor developmentin their countries.630,000people have benefittedWe have started a new initiative,the MDG-F presented an interactive photo exhibit showcasing how our work impacted 9 million lives across the globe.Please visit us atAt the 2014 UN General Assembly,000women and girls have new accessincreased their income.New and renovated culturalto make them more employable.642.

affordable drinking water.400,000young people are building peace

for better water and sanitation services.Our work has impacted

protection services.12,300cultural entrepreneurs have

Substantial progress has been made regarding the MDGs. The world has already realized the first MDG of halving the extreme poverty rate by 2015. However, the achievements have been uneven. The MDGs are set to expire in 2015 and the discussion of a post-2015 agenda continues.

Protecting & enhancing cultural rights & political participation

Some 9 million people have benefited from our 130 programmes across 5 continents, funded by the Government of Spain and implemented jointly by 27 UN agencies and thousands of local and national governments, civil society organizations and most importantly citizens themselves.

better nutrition.More thanhalf a millionpeople

2 millionchildren worldwide.The MDG-Fs programmes reached