In 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to a series of 17 ambitious goals to end poverty, fight inequality, and stop climate change by 2030. The Global Goals are within our reach, but we must remain committed—embracing what works and addressing what doesn't, while holding ourselves and others accountable. Please join us as we strive to create a better world.


Goalkeepers focuses on achieving the first 6 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. While each goal is vital, the first 6 goals address physiological needs that must be met before we focus on the remaining 11 goals.

Global Goal 1: No poverty

No Poverty

We must afford all people a chance to prosper by reducing poverty overall by at least 50% and eradicating extreme poverty completely.

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Global goal 2: Zero Hunger

Zero Hunger

We must feed the world's population by improving food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture.

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Global Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being


We must promote healthier living by providing modern, efficient, preventative medical care to all people, everywhere.

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Global Goal 4: Quality Education


We must ensure that equitable educational opportunities are available to all, unlocking the intellect and imagination necessary for a healthy society to thrive.

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Global Goal 5: Gender Equality


We must guarantee equal rights and respect for all by defending political, economic, and social equality for women.

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Global Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation


We must reduce the suffering and death spread by waterborne diseases by increasing access to clean water and improving sanitation.

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Global Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Global Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Global Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Global Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Global Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Global Goal 13: Climate action
Global Goal 14: Life below water
Global Goal 15: Life on land
Global Goal 16: Peace, justice, and strong institutions
Global Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
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The goalkeepers report

The Goalkeepers report is published annually and tracks the progress toward the Global Goals. This year’s report focuses on youth population growth that will affect future world progress.

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Explore the data

To track global progress every year, a set of 18 indicators show what’s changing and why. Dig into the data and see what the numbers mean for real people and communities.

See the global progress indicators