ABOUT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND—this phrase was the official motto set by the United Nations (UN) for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and served as the guiding principle of world leaders of 193 countries in solving the most pressing problems of today.
Integrating the SDGs into the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028
For the year 2022, two Sub-Committee on the SDGs (SC-SDG) meetings were held to focus on ensuring that the SDGs are integrated into the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028.
NEDA leads government in recalibrating 2030 targets on the SDGs
In December of 2022, NEDA hosted a targeting workshop that allowed government to review and update the 2030 targets of key SDG indicators.
SC-SDG Stakeholders’ Chamber Discuss Expansion and Localization Efforts in Q4 Meeting
The Stakeholders’ Chamber on the SDGs discuss strengthening its role as a government partner in SDG implementation, expansion of its national membership, and establishment of regional chambers, in its 4th Quarter meeting.
Localizing the SDGs: Workshops to set subnational targets in Regions V, IV-A, and X
The National Economic and Development Authority kicked off the SDG localization efforts at the subnational level in 2022 as part of the national strategy to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.
SDGS AND THE PDP
The Philippines has integrated the SDGs in the Philippine Development Plan (PDP), 2017-2022 as well as in the various sectoral development plans in the country. The PDP is the blueprint of government where the priorities of the political leadership are translated into a policy and strategy framework and, then, into programs and projects. The PDP reflects all of the 17 SDGs.