What we do?

The key mandates of the Ministry of Economy are: Developing national socio-economic policies, strategies and development plans.


MoEC well played the coordination role with central statistics organization to finalize the nationalized indicators of SDGs.

SDG Secretariat

The Implementation of SDGs and the lessons learned from MDGs enabled Ministry of economy to design a focused secretariat,

Executive Committee

Due to the cross-cutting nature of the SDGs and indicators, an inter-ministerial effort is required to provide a high-level platform.

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SDGs ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS | A quick roundup of day IV

The fourth day of the week-long roundtable on Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals moved the discussion to the next level to align the government’s macro-economic policies with that of the SDGs and examine the transition from a war economy to a peace economy. The first part of the session took place at the Ministry of Finance, followed by a meeting at the office of Chief Executive of the Government Dr. Abdullah Abdullah at Sapedar Palace.

SDGs ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS | A quick roundup of day II and day III

The week of expert roundtable discussions on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued with lively debates on data collection, SDG modelling options for Afghanistan and policy options to improve health services and achieving Goal 3 (Good health and well-being).

SDGs ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS | A quick roundup of day one

The first day of the week-long roundtable discussions on how to transform the war economy in Afghanistan to a peace economy started today at the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The session was co-chaired by Minister Mustafa Mastoor and UNDP Resident Representative for Afghanistan Mr. Abdullah Al Dardari.

Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs)

Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs)

News And Events

Kardan University Holds a Symposium on SDGs

Jan 15, 10:21 AM      News & Events

The Department of BSc. Economics held a symposium on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on January 8, 2020, in Taimani Campus. The focus of the seminar was on raising awareness to Kardan University students and the general public on SDGs.

SDGs Awareness raising workshop held at Maiwand University

Jan 9, 10:40 AM      News & Events

8th January 2020, The Ministry of Economy (MoEC) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan organized a one-day awareness-raising workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at Maiwand Institute of Higher Education, in Kabul.

Integrative Economic Modelling for Afghanistan

Aug 17, 11:05 AM      News & Events

Following progress made by the Government of Afghanistan towards the nationalization of SDG targets and the commitment made at the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Executive Committee – the high-level coordination and decision-making platform for SDGs in Afghanistan

Awareness raising workshop on SDGs

Mar 3, 04:09 PM      News & Events

The SDGs awareness workshop held in the MoEC, the High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP) staff in the MoEC and the representatives from the sectoral ministries participated in the workshop

What is Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In September 2015 Heads of State and Government agreed to set the world on a path towards sustainable development through the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets and 217 indicators, which set out quantitative objectives across the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, all to be achieved by 2030.
The SDGs benefited from the valuable lessons learned from the MDGs (2000-2015). These also carry forward the unfinished