Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs), Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs)
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
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
The two days A-SDGs targets and indicates prioritization workshop opened at the Afghanistan Ministry of Economy (MoEC) on 19th February 2019, The 3rd working group under the SDGs Executive Committee and officials from the MoEC participated at the workshop for the first day.
Despite some improvements, leadership positions across the board are still held by men, and the economic gender gap is widening, thanks to outdated attitudes and entrenched male chauvinism.
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