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Sustainable development in the European Union — Monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context — 2018 edition

Sustainable development in the European Union — Monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context — 2018 edition

Sustainable development is firmly anchored in the European Treaties and has been at the heart of European policy for a long time. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015, have given a new impetus to global efforts for achieving sustainable development. The EU is fully committed to playing an active role to maximise progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. This publication is the second of Eurostat’s regular reports monitoring progress towards the SDGs in an EU context.

Sustainable development in the European Union — Overview of progress towards the SDGs in an EU context — 2018 edition

Sustainable development in the European Union — Overview of progress towards the SDGs in an EU context — 2018 edition

This brochure is a ‘light’ version of Eurostat's publication 'Sustainable development in the European Union – 2018 monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context', conveying its main messages in a visual and concise way. The brochure builds on the EU SDG indicator set which comprises 100 indicators structured along the 17 SDGs. It presents a first statistical overview of trends for each indicator, described on the basis of a set of specific quantitative rules and focusing on short-term trends over the past five years. For a detailed presentation of the EU trends and a description of the methodology, please refer to the full Eurostat SDG publication.