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UNECE and the SDGs


UNECE supports countries in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) thanks to its role as a platform for governments to cooperate and engage with all stakeholders on norms, standards and conventions, its unique convening power across the region, its multisectoral approach to tackle the interconnected challenges of sustainable development in an integrated manner and its transboundary focus, which helps devise solutions to shared challenges.


Key areas of work

In focus

UNECE at the UN Climate Action Summit

When political leaders from around the world gather in New York for the UN Climate Action Summit on 23 September 2019, UNECE will be mobilizing to support the climate action we urgently need.

UNECE will launch the Trees in Cities Challenge – a bold new tree-planting campaign in partnership with Mayors to promote transformative urban climate action.

Through its norms, standards, Conventions and policy assistance, UNECE provides comprehensive support to countries’ efforts for both climate change mitigation and adaptation. Read more.