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India accounts for the largest number of TB cases in the world and 60 per cent of the global burden of leprosy.

The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will guide development policy action over the coming years, in the pursuit of a revitalised Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.

India is the host to this year’s World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’

NEW DELHI: For India, World Environment Day 2018 is not a "symbolic" celebration, but a mission, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday.

Along with the global community, with some unfinished agenda of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), India has adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) envisioning a holistic development by 2030.

Malaria transmission – associated with morbidity, mortality and constraining economic development – has been reduced by more than 40% in Africa in the twenty-first century. Large dams, essential to achieving Africa’s development goals, have nonetheless created a set of local conditions that have defied the broader twenty-first century progress.

This report aims to show how the transition to a low-carbon society through the decarbonization of energy systems can bring social and economic benefits and foster countries’ economic competitiveness.

The path to prosperity is clearly marked by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It requires transformative action, embracing the principles of sustainability and tackling the root causes of poverty and hunger to leave no one behind.

South Africa has signed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and placed poverty and inequality reduction at the forefront of its National Development Plan.

This report presents a range of alternative approaches and materials that have the potential for reducing our use of plastics for a range of common applications

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