Afghanistan Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs)
UNDP Afghanistan trained key national stakeholders to use an important tool for evidence-based policymaking; the single-country Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model. The three-day training and capacity building course was attended by the Ministries of Finance, Economy, and National Statistics and Information Authority of Afghanistan and UNDP staff.
UNDP Afghanistan launched its third series of COVID-19 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Note on the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Afghanistan in general and implications on Afghanistan’s Sustainable Development Goals (A-SDGs) in particular.
Afghanistan held the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Finance Roundtable in Kabul with participation of government officials, academician, research institutions, private sector and UN system in Afghanistan. The event was a step towards formulating a comprehensive strategy and designing innovative modules on financing the SDGs in Afghanistan.
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.
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