The Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) seeks to provide leadership and catalyse action in promoting and coordinating
implementation of internationally agreed development goals, including the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Among other mandates, it hosts the secretariat for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the central platform within the United Nations system for the follow-up and
review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by Heads of State and Governments in September 2015.
The 2030 Agenda is a new plan of action for people, planet and prosperity, with 17 SDGs and 169 associated targets at its core. The work of the Division translates into six core
Support to UN intergovernmental processes on sustainable development;
Analysis and policy development;
Capacity development at the request of Member States;
Stakeholder engagement, partnerships, communication and outreach; and