The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has launched an inquiry into the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.
That’s a global framework which includes 17 targets to eliminate poverty and take climate action in the next 15 years. They are universal and apply to all countries.
The EAC’s inquiry is focused on the delivery and impact of the goals within the UK.
It follows a report by the International Development Committee which stated there was “insufficient” progress towards domestic implementation so far and a “worrying lack of engagement” by government departments.
The Committee invites submissions on topics including:
Submissions will be received until the 16th of September.