The first NDC submission of the European Union (submitted collectively) contributes to SDG 15 'Life on Land' (100%). For SDG 15 contributions relate to Target '15.2 Promote sustainable forest management and expansion and halt deforestation' (50%) and Target '15.3 Restore degraded land and combat desertification' (50%).
The updated NDC submission of the European Union (submitted collectively) contributes the most to SDG 16 'Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions' (24%) and SDG 15 'Life on Land' (19%). For SDG 16 some of the highest contributions relate to Target '16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions' (60%) and Target '16.3 Promote rule of law and equal access to justice for all' (20%). Here, some of the main climate actions are related to 'Institutions effectiveness' (45%) and 'Institutions accountability' (27%). For SDG 15 some of the highest contributions relate to Target '15.2 Promote sustainable forest management and expansion and halt deforestation' (43%) and Target '15.1 Conserve, restore and sustainbly use inland freshwater ecosystems' (14%). Here, climate actions are related to 'Forest management' (100%).
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.
First submission includes the first ratified NDCs and a few INDCs. Updated submission includes updated and second NDCs. Read more
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.