Business Meeting

International Trade and Development


Our International Trade and Development strategy is based upon the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  • 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

  • 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

  • 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

  • 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

  • 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

  • 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all

  • 8. Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all

  • 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation

  • 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries

  • 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

  • 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts*

  • 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development

  • 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

  • 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, and build effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions at all levels

  • 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development