The EU and the United Nations – common goals for a sustainable future

The European Union and the United Nations are natural partners in the efforts to shape a more sustainable, safer and better world for all.

EU holistic approach to sustainable development

The EU approach towards implementing the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with its Member States

EU policies and the Sustainable Development Goals

The SDG Policy Mapping tool shows how EU policies address the SDGs by mapping policy documents with the SDGs and targets through specific keywords.

Monitoring and reporting the SDGs in an EU context

For a successful path towards implementing the 2030 Agenda, monitoring and reporting of the SDGs are key. The Commission commits to both regularly.

Engagement of civil society, private sector and other stakeholders

Civil society and other stakeholders’ engagement are key towards reaching the goals of the 2030 Agenda.

Communication material

The Commission communicates SDGs progress and benefits to the public. Here you will find videos, factsheets and other publications available online