SDG and AmBisyon 2040

AmBisyon Natin 2040 represents the collective long-term vision and aspirations of the Filipino people for themselves and for the country up to 2040. It describes the kind of life that people want to live, and how the country will be.

The Philippine AmBisyon states:
“By 2040, the Philippines will be a prosperous, predominantly middle-class society where no one is poor, our people will live long and healthy lives, be smart and innovative, and will live in a high-trust society.”

As such, it is an anchor for development planning across at least four administrations. In terms of timelines, the attainment of the SDGs, set at 2030, should pave the way for the achievement of AmBisyon Natin 2040. The Philippine’s long term vision, which necessitates inter-generational equity, is consistent with the core principles of the SDGs of sustainable development and leaving no one behind. It should be noted that with sustainable development which requires long term planning and where present development should never be at the expense of future generations, is a prerequisite to the Filipino AmBisyon of matatag (strongly rooted), maginhawa (comfortable), and panatag (secure).




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