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• “836 million

people still live in

extreme poverty”
• “About one in five
persons in
developing regions
lives on less than
$1.25 per day”
• “Globally, one in nine
people in the world today
million) are undernourished

• “Poor nutrition causes nearly
half (45 per cent) of deaths
in children under five – 3.1
million children each year.”
• “…more than six million
children still die before
their fifth birthday each

• “Only half of women in

developing regions
receive the recommended
amount of health care
they need”

• HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and

other diseases are still an
• “Enrolment in
education in
countries has
reached 91 per
cent but 57
million children
remain out of
• “End all forms of
against all women
and girls
• Violence
• Jobs
• Healthcare
• “2.6 billion people
have gained access to
improved drinking
water sources since
1990, but 663 million
people are still
• “Water scarcity affects
more than 40 per cent
of the global
population and is
projected to rise.”
• “One in five people
still lacks access to
modern electricity”
• “Energy is the
dominant contributor
to climate change,
accounting for around
60 per cent of total
global greenhouse gas
• “Global unemployment
increased from 170
million in 2007 to nearly
202 million in 2012, of
which about 75 million
are young women and
• “470 million jobs are
needed globally for new
entrants to the labour
market between 2016
and 2030.”
• “Develop quality, reliable,
sustainable and resilient
infrastructure, including
regional and transborder
infrastructure, to support
economic development
and human well-being,
with a focus on affordable
and equitable access for
• “By 2030, empower
and promote the
social, economic and
political inclusion of
all, irrespective of age,
sex, disability, race,
ethnicity, origin,
religion or economic
or other status”
• “By 2030, almost 60
per cent of the world’s
population will live in
urban areas”
• “By 2030, ensure
access for all to
adequate, safe and
affordable housing
and basic services
and upgrade slums”
• “Each year, an estimated one
third of all food produced –
equivalent to 1.3 billion tonnes
worth around $1 trillion – ends
up rotting in the bins of
consumers and retailers, or
spoiling due to poor
transportation and harvesting

• “Should the global population

reach 9.6 billion by 2050, the
equivalent of almost three
planets could be required to
provide the natural resources
needed to sustain current
• From 1880 to 2012,
average global
increased by 0.85°C
• Oceans have warmed,
the amounts of snow
and ice have
diminished and sea
level has risen.
• “Conserve and
sustainably use
the oceans, seas
and marine
• “Sustainably
manage forests,
desertification, halt
and reverse land
degradation, halt
biodiversity loss”
• “Promote just,
peaceful and
inclusive societies”
• Violence
• Abuse
• Equality
• Corruption
• “Revitalize the global
partnership for
• “Official
assistance stood at
$135.2 billion in
2014, the highest
level ever recorded”
Discussion Questions
■ Why do you think the UN included this goal?
■ How can this goal be reached?
■ What are the benefits of reaching this
goal/negative outcomes of not reaching this
■ What countries or types of countries would
benefit most from this goal?