GoI-UNSDC Framework

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Overview:

Recently, NITI Aayog and the United Nations in India signed the Government of India - United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2023-2027.

About the GoI-UNSDC Framework:

  • It represents the UN development system’s collective offer to the Government of India, in line with the national vision for development, for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, promoting gender equality, youth empowerment and human rights. 
  • It is built on four strategic pillars derived from the 2030 Agenda – People, Prosperity, Planet and Participation.
  • The four interlinked pillars have six outcome areas focusing on Health and Well Being; Nutrition and Food Security; Quality Education; Economic Growth and Decent Work; Environment, Climate, WASH and Resilience; and Empowering People, Communities, and Institutions.
  • It will have a specific focus on SDG localisation and South-South cooperation, in line with India’s leadership towards the implementation and acceleration of the SDGs; and India’s championing of South-South cooperation.
  • The implementation and monitoring: It will be co-led by the Government of India and the United Nations, India through a Joint Steering Committee.

 


Q1) What is Sustainability?

Sustainability refers to the ability to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It involves balancing economic development, environmental protection, and social equity to ensure long-term well-being for both people and the planet.

Source: NITI Aayog and the United Nations in India sign the Government of India - United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (GoI-UNSDCF 2023-2027)