Leveraging interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal 14 & broader SDGs

This paper was prepared in response to paragraph 23 of General Assembly resolution 73/292, which requested the Secretary-General of the Conference to prepare concept papers on each of the themes of the interactive dialogues, taking into account the relevant ocean-related processes of the General Assembly and other possible contributions. This is the concept paper for interactive dialogue 8, entitled “Leveraging interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal 14 and other Goals towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda”. The paper outlines the status and trends, challenges and opportunities for the achievement of relevant SDG 14 targets, under the overarching theme of the Conference: “Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions”.

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