Contribution to the SDGs

The policy and institutional support that UN-REDD provides through national programmes, technical advice and knowledge dissemination is helping countries advance their sustainable development agendas, across the spectrum of the SDGs.

Regarding the intersection between climate and forests, UN-REDD work has a direct and systemic influence on SDG 13 – “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” – and SDG 15 – “protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainable manage forests…”. The various national strategies, investment plans, NFMS, SIS, cooperation agreements and partnerships, and financial arrangements that UN-REDD countries develop, adopt and implement are directly advancing many of the SDGs, and in particular SDGs 13 and 15, with notable contributions across the following targets:

This report is made possible through support from Denmark, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, Switzerland and the European Union.