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 (SDGs)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) policy mapping tool shows how EU policies address the goals by mapping policy documents to them using 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

Statistics to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an EU context

Eurostat report on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an EU context, detailed information on each goal, visualisation tools and direct access to the data.