Progress and Insight on Monitoring of the UN Sustainable Development Goal Indicators



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Author Xian Zude, Wang Quanzhong, Cheng Jinjing

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In 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and put forward the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2017, the 71th General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the global indicator framework for the Sustainable Development Goals. It has become a consensus and joint action to implement the Sustainable Development Goal indicators in the statistical community. This article starts with tracing the evolution of the concept of sustainable development, highlights the contents and characteristics of the global indicator framework of the Sustainable Development Goals, summarizes the ideas and practices of the statistical monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal indicators at the global, regional and national levels respectively, provides several suggestions on how to further promote statistical monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals in view of the current implementation status in China.


Sustainable Development Goals
2030 Agenda
Partnerships for the goals