Kazakhstan climbs six spots to rank 59 on achieving sustainable development goals
Kazakhstan rose six places in the global ranking for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. According to the ranking.kz portal, the country ranked 59th and outstripped such countries as Brazil, Malaysia, Turkey, Singapore and Uzbekistan. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was approved by the UN General Assembly six years ago. 193 countries have committed to achieving 17 goals to improve the well-being of people, the economy and the environment. These include measures to eradicate poverty, tackle inequality, and protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. According to the 2021 Global Sustainable Development Report, Kazakhstan showed an improvement trend in three SDGs. The country has seen moderate improvement in five SDGs. And most importantly, there has been no deterioration of the situation in any indicator.
Translation by Assem Zhanmukhanova
Editing by Saule Mukhamejanova