The EU and the United Nations - the global framework

The European Union and the United Nations are the world’s leading proponents and defenders of a multilateral and rules-based global governance system.

EU approach to sustainable development

The EU approach towards implementing the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with its member countries.

Main EU initiatives under Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable development priorities are mainstreamed into EU key crosscutting agendas as well as sectoral policies and initiatives.

Statistics to monitor the SDGs in an EU context

Eurostat report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context, detailed information on each SDG, visualisation tools and direct access to the data.

Communication material

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