"The UNOSD is uniquely positioned, institutionally as well as geographically, to play an increasingly important role in the dissemination and adoption of sustainable development ideas and practices"


The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), established in 2011 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, supports U.N. Member States in planning and implementing sustainable development strategies, notably through knowledge sharing, capacity development, research, training and partnership building. The Office is managed by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and supported by Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, Yonsei University and Incheon Metropolitan City. [Read more about the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development]



The 3rd International Mayors Forum will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador from 13 to 15 November 2019 to provide a platform for policy dialogue and knowledge sharing through presentations and discussions on key aspects related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal 11, at local level as a means to achieve a better understanding of successes, lessons and specific mechanisms and accelerate the in-depth transformation needed to make our societies inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

UNOSD will organize 2019 Sustainable Development Transformation Forum (SDTF) in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 22 to 24 October 2019. This year's SDTF will focus centrally on what it will take to achieve the fundamental transformations in energy, industrial, food and other systerms needed to shift courses from a Business-as-Usual path.

UNOSD co-organized "3rd SDGs Youth Summer Camp" to build and enhance youth’s knowledge on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) and Korea Environment Corporation (K-eco). The main camp will take place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from July 29 to August 1, 2019, increasing the youth's awareness and role in the SDGs implementation.