The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by world leaders in 2015, commit countries to mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change by 2030, while ensuring that no one is left behind. Monitoring the SDGs is central to making progress against them. Leveraging partnerships that utilize data is critical to achieving the global goals, and will provide insights into whether countries are on track.

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data wants data to make a difference in people’s lives, and in particular to improve the lives of those most at risk of being excluded from the opportunities of the data revolution. Through working with governments, the private sector, international organizations, and civil society, we will enable them to work better together to deliver specific changes to people’s lives.

In an age of extreme weather, famine and food insecurity, rapid urbanization, population growth, water scarcity, and protracted conflict, data innovation from every sector is needed to bring the latest expertise to bear on the world’s most serious problems. Explore the 17 SDGs below to learn more about how different Global Partnership initiatives support each goal.