A SNAPSHOT OF THE SUSTAINABLE
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The SDGs are a successor framework to the Millennium
Development Goals (MDGs) .
They are a set of ambitious economic, social and environmental
goals that the global community has agreed to achieving by
The SDG framework consists of 17 goals, 169 targets and 230
SDG Index & Dashboards Report 2016
This is an unofficial ranking produced by a teamof independent
experts of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network
(SDSN) and Bertelsmann Stiftung that allows countries to
assess their current state of progress on SDG targets relative to
The UAE ranks #55 in the world (out of 149 countries).
The ten highest ranked countries in the SDG index are:
SDGs and UAE’s
SDGs are a global plan for economic, social and environmental
is the UAE’s domestic plan for economic,
social and environmental development.
The two frameworks are aligned, that is, they both profess a
multi-dimensional view of a country’s development by taking
into account economic, social and environmental factors.
FROM GOALS TO REALITY