Sustainable development goals

Symbolic Image leading to video about sustainable goals.

What are sustainable development goals?

Sustainable development goals make up the new framework for international cooperation and will replace the Millennium Development Goals from the end of 2015.

Exterior view of the Federal Palace in Bern.
©John Chu

Switzerland's commitment

By spring 2018 the federal government will identify the areas in which there is a particular need for action to implement the 2030 Agenda.

Visitors to the Annual Conference of Swiss Development Cooperation 2016 look at photographs illustrating the 17 SDGs.

SDG photo exhibition

The SDC commissioned photographer Dario Lanfranconi to illustrate the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The exhibition can be loaned free of charge.