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]


UNOSD will be organizing 2020-2021 Sustainable Development Transformation Forum from 22 to 26 February 2021 virtually from 8pm to 10pm (Korea Standard Time). The overarching objective of the 2020-21 SDTF is to achieve a better understanding of successes, lessons and specific mechanisms for initiating and fostering the profound transformations that are urgently needed to make our societies sustainable, resilient, prosperous, peaceful and inclusive in accordance with the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNOSD and Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Research Center of Korea (GIR) co-organizing to co-host the 12th International Greenhouse Gas Conference (IGC) with a focus on “Low Emission Development to Achieve Carbon Neutrality and SDGs” on 28 May 2021 at 14:00 to 18:20 to share the current discourses on the synergies between Climate Action and the SDGs and disseminate the best practices from the leading countries on a national level.

UNOSD will organize the 2020-21 Executive Training Course for Policymakers on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from 22 to 26 March 2021 (8:00pm - 10:30pm, Korea Standard Time).The Executive Training Course will focus on the theme of the 2020 High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, namely “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development.”