UN Secretary-General Releases Advance Version of 2018 SDG Progress Report

10 May 2018: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has issued the advance unedited version of the 2018 edition of his yearly report on progress towards the SDGs. The report is based on selected SDG indicators for which data were available, using the latest data as of 10 May 2018.

The report titled, ‘Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals,’ is produced to inform the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The global indicator framework used in the report was developed by the UN Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), and later adopted by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in July 2017 (resolution 71/313).

Source: IISD