2022 Assembly


SDG Progress Report 2020.


RENATE’s General Assembly which will take place in Fatima, Portugal, 7 – 13 November, 2021, has as its Assembly Theme ‘’Towards 2030,’’ with a focus on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as they pertain to Human Trafficking and Exploitation.

The yearly report of the UN Secretary-General on progress towards the 17 SDGs has been released ahead of the 2020 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The report draws on the latest available data on the indicators contained in the global SDG indicator framework as of April 2020. It also highlights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on each SDG.

The 2020 SDG Progress Report finds “continued unevenness of progress” and identifies areas where significant improvement is required. Areas of progress until the end of 2019 included declining global poverty, falling rates of maternal and child mortality, access to electricity for more people, and the development of more national sustainable development policies and signing of international agreements for environmental protection. At the same time, progress was stalled or reversed on the number of people suffering from hunger, the rate of climate change, and increasing inequalities.

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