Here are a collection of frequently asked questions for Sustainable Development Goals.
What is SDGs?
SDGs is short for Sustainable Development Goals. This is a United Nation Programme that cardinally addresses issues of poverty eradication, protecting the planet and ensures all enjoy peace and prosperity.
What is MDGs?
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is also a United Nation programme with eight specific Goals that came to an end in 2015.
How is SDGs different from MDGs?
The seventeen goals of SDGs built on the success of MDGs, while including new goals such as addressing climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among others.
Is SDGs a Ministry or an Agency?
Neither. SDGs is a Federal Government Programme which comprises of different levels of staff deployed from various relevant Federal Government Ministries.
What is the Duration of SDGs?
The duration of SDGs is fifteen years, from 2015 – 2030.
What is Conditional Grant Scheme?
Conditional Grant Scheme is a programme of the OSSAP-SDGs designed to address the SDGs at the local level by providing financial and technical support to scale up the SDGs related activities of State and Local Government. It involves counterpart funding between the Federal Government, State Government, and Local Governments.
Which Committee has the highest authority over SDGS?
The presidential advisory committee headed by the president of Nigeria is the highest authority over SDGs.
Where is SDGs located?
The Head office of SDGs is located at Block A, Head of Service, Federal Secretariat, Phase II, FCT. SDGs also has offices across the nation in each State Governors office.