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Explain to me: What are the new UN Sustainable Development Goals?

By Emil Jeyaratnam and James Whitmore, The Conversation

The Sustainable Development Goals, which will take over from the Millennium Development Goals after this year, will guide efforts to reduce poverty and improve well-being up to 2030, without destroying the earth. There are 17 goals, further broken down into 169 targets. Click through the infographic below to see how countries are progressing and what remains to be done.

By Emil Jeyaratnam, Multimedia Editor, The Conversation and James Whitmore, Editor, Environment & Energy, The Conversation.

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