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Romania s Sustainable Development Strategy 2030.

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This Strategy (by taking into account the recent history of Sustainable Development as a concept from an international, European, and national perspective, highlighting how Sustainable Development was both adopted and integrated into the United Nation s and European Union policy documents as well as Romania s public policies) sets the basic principles and related actions and aims as regards the national sustainable development in general, here programmed until the year 2030.
Romania s Sustainable Development Strategy 2030 defines Romania s national framework for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, providing a roadmap for achieving the 17 SDGs. This strategy promotes the sustainable development of Romania by focusing on Sustainable Development s three dimensions: economic, social, and environmental. This strategy is citizen-centred and focuses on innovation, optimism, employment, resilience, and the belief that the role of the state is to serve the needs of each citizen in a fair, efficient, and balanced manner, all within a clean environment.
This Strategy is based on reports drawn up by government ministries and other state institutions, studies conducted under the auspices of the Romanian Academy, and other scientific and academic bodies. This Strategy used the information made available by European institutions and the UN as well as suggestions and recommendations resulting from public consultations with the business community, universities, national research and development institutions, Non-Government Organizations, and representatives of civil society. This Strategy also took into consideration the contributions of individual experts.
Chapter II of this National Strategy lists the adopted sustainable development goals, as follows: goal 1: no poverty; goal 2: zero hunger; goal 3: good health and well-being; goal 4: quality education; goal 5: gender equality; goal 6: clean water and sanitation; goal 7: affordable and clean energy; goal 8: decent work and economic growth; goal 9: industry, innovation and infrastructure; goal 11: sustainable cities and communities; goal 12: responsible consumption and production; goal 13: climate action; goal 14: life below water; goal 15: life on land; goal 16: peace, justice and strong institutions; goal 17: partnerships for the goals.
Chapter III of this text sets the terms for the implementation and monitoring of the above mentioned gals and actions.
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture is one of the main specific objective under the strategic goal number 1, including malnutrition; the Strategy aims to develop a sustainable and competitive agri-food sector so as to improve quality of life in the rural environment and ensure living conditions like those in urban areas, to encourage local and ecological production, and to promote traditional and mountain products with added value. This text further establishes the Horizon 2020 goals and related 2030 targets for each sector and per each listed goal.
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