Alcohol is a major obstacle to sustainable human development, adversely affecting all three dimensions of development and reaching into all aspects of society. It is jeopardizing human capital, undermining economic productivity, destroying the social fabric and burdening health systems. The UN's 2030 Agenda contains 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. This comprehensive agenda is a plan of action for humanity to tackle the world’s biggest problems – coherently and systematically. The 17 SDGs cover all three aspects of sustainable human development: the social, environmental and economic dimension.

Month of publication 
December
Year of publication 
2019
Number of pages 
83
Author 
IOGT International
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