The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development

explanatory Essay
837 words
837 words

Humans have become a threat to our own way of life by consuming more resources than needed, blind to the consequences that we may face in the future. As of 2016 the world population is at 7.4 billion and it is estimated to be at 11.2 billion by the year 2100. However 10 billion is the maximum population that can be sustained in terms of food security, only one of the many factors to global sustainability. Due to the fact that human consumption exceeds the amount of resources available, the United Nations “recognizes that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge” in A/RES/70/1. Sustainable development is not only required to fulfill the necessities of the present but to guarantee the capability for future generations to satisfy theirs. …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that human consumption exceeds the amount of resources available, and the united nations recognizes that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge.
  • Explains that unsd held a committee to discuss the topic of future sustainable development and resilience in 2015, which triggered the creation of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.
  • Explains that iraq and some parts of syria have been dealing with drought due to overpopulation. the un urges developing countries to undertake their own development strategies and policies for efficient progress.
  • Opines that the world must focus on spreading awareness regarding sustainable developments and informing citizens about long-term consequences that may arise in the future.

This conference triggered the creation of a new resolution titled, “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. This resolution incorporated “far-reaching” goals concerning poverty, cooperation, and protection issues, intending for these goals to be resolved by 2030. As asserted in A/RES/70/1, the United Nations seeks “to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom” by primarily creating partnership between countries. Following this, Agenda 21, a finalized plan of action, was created by a conference run by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) and adopted by 178 governments. The Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) was created in the following conference to assure that the goals addressed in Agenda 21 were properly executed. This agenda was a commitment to maintain diverse aspects of sustainability such as combating climate change, improving sanitation, and helping human settlements. A/RES/70/210 recalls that the United Nations “acknowledges the importance of making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and …show more content…

According to A/RES/69/221, the United Nations states that “desertification and drought can contribute to economic, social, security and environmental concerns.” The lack of water security and rapid climate changes in Iraq has brought severe damage to the country’s environment and corruption to the economy. Iraq, one of the 178 countries to agree on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, formulated the Iraq National Sustainable Development Strategy (INSDS) to discuss ways to prevent poverty and starvation in our country. This national strategy sets out priorities for Iraq’s renovation and development and determines that it is necessary to be educated regarding climate changes, poverty, and hunger. As revealed in A/RES/65/896, Iraq addresses “desertification, land degradation and drought in the context of sustainable development.” Furthermore, development programs such as the Sustainable Iraqi Community Fund were implemented to assist communities suffering from poverty achieve environmentally sustainable solutions. The United Nations urges “developing countries to undertake their own development strategies and policies” for efficient progress in

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