Republic of Korea
The first NDC submission of Republic of Korea contributes the most to SDG 15 'Life on Land' (33%) and SDG 11 'Sustainable Cities and Communities' (20%). For SDG 15 the highest contributions relate to Target '15.2 Promote sustainable forest management and expansion and halt deforestation' (57%) and Target '15.1 Conserve, restore and sustainbly use inland freshwater ecosystems' (29%). Here, some of the main climate actions are related to 'Conservation, restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems' (50%) and 'Forest management' (25%). For SDG 11 contributions relate to Target '11.2 Accessible and sustainable transport systems' (60%) and Target '11.6 Reduce environmental impact of cities (air quality, waste)' (40%). Here, the main climate actions are related to 'Air quality improvement' (29%) and 'Low-carbon shipping' (29%).
The updated NDC submission of Republic of Korea contributes highly, among others, to SDG 13 'Climate Action' (22%) and SDG 9 'Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure' (11%). For SDG 13 the highest contributions relate to Target '13.2 Integrate climate measures in national policy making' (60%) and Target '13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change issues' (27%). Here, the main climate actions are related to 'Strengthened institutional capacity for adaptation' (24%) and 'Mainstreaming' (24%). For SDG 9 the highest contributions relate to Target '9.4 Upgrade infrastructure, increase resource efficiency and adopt clean technologies' (57%) and Target '9.2 Sustainable industrialisation and raise employment and GDP' (29%). Here, the main climate actions are related to 'Infrastructures upgrade' (27%) and 'Green industry' (18%).
How do activities in countries NDCs connect with the Sustainable Development Goals?
Analyse and compare how countries’ climate ambitions correspond to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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Number of activities related to each SDG
Number of activities related to each SDG of comparison country or group of countries
Can climate actions generate synergies between multiple Sustainable Development Goals?
This chart aggregates climate actions into broader socio-economic categories and enables exploration of the cross-cutting nature of climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Larger text indicates that a specific category has a stronger cross-cutting nature.
Thicker line indicates the strength of relationship between socio-economic category and SDG.