A $6 billion USD investment in disaster risk reduction over the next 15 years would avoid losses of $360 billion USD.
The world has achieved equality in primary education between girls and boys, but few countries have achieved that target at all levels of education.
Inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets.
In order to advance the SDGs we need effective and inclusive public institutions that can deliver quality education and healthcare, fair economic policies and inclusive environmental protection.
Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential.
Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs that stimulate the economy while not harming the environment.
If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050, the equivalent of almost three planets will be required to sustain current lifestyles.
Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.
Common urban challenges include congestion, lack of funds to provide basic services, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.