Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)


Working together with the Institute of Community Development of the University of Mayaguez in the relief operation of AMURT and AMURTEL in Puerto Rico continues to bring inspiration and hope regarding the opportunity of bringing social change through selfless service.

Ananda Marga had opportunity in the year 2017 to be represented more than one time in global meetings at the United Nations and there is a progressive convergence in the humanitarian goals shared at all levels in the global community. In the year 2015 a new resolution has been adopted and endorsed by the United Nations called Agenda 2030 . It has been a revision and further projection of the Millennium Goals adopted till then.

Agenda 2030 envisions a sustainable development for ALL nations based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals which can be broken down into 169 targets. One of them is number 13 goal – Climate Change:

“Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.”

Below are the 17 goals as reported in wikipedia:

Goal 1: No Poverty

“End poverty in all its forms everywhere.”[14]

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.”[17]

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

“Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.”[19]

Goal 4: Quality Education

“Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”[21]

Goal 5: Gender Equality

“Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.”[22]

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

“Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.”[26]

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

“Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.”[34]

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

“Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.”[35]

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

“Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.”[37]

Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

“Reduce income inequality within and among countries.”[39]

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

“Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.”[41]

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

“Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.”[43]

Goal 13: Climate Change

“Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.”[44]

Goal 14: Life Below Water

“Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.”[48]

Goal 15: Life on Land

“Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.”[59]

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

“Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.”[62]

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

“Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.”[64]

Ananda Marga Publications in New York Sector is making available the Crimson Dawn Souvenir 2018 which offers a graphical portray of the activities and events in the last 6 months of the year 2017.

The publication is also available in Print on Demand at the cost of $10.00. All books of Ananda Marga are available online at