SDGs

This page is about the correlation between racism and the Sustainment Development Goals (SDGs).


SDGs(Sustainable Development Goals)

Adopted at the United Nations Summit in September 2015 as a successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) formulated in 2001, the international community set by 193 UN member states to achieve in the 15 years from 2016 to 2030. Goals. Composed of 17 goals and 169 targets, it vows to "leave no one behind" on Earth. The SDGs are universal, not only in developing countries, but also in developed countries themselves, and Japan is also actively working on them.
(Source:https://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/gaiko/oda/sdgs/about/index.htmlより)


●Goal10: REDUCED INEQUALITIES


10-1 By 2030, keep pace by ensuring that 40% of the lowest-income people in each country grow their income above the national average.
10-2 By 2030, ensure that everyone, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, ethnicity, birth, religion, economic status, etc., is competent. Furthermore, ensure that everyone is not socially, economically and politically left behind.
10-3 Eliminate discriminatory laws, policies and practices, and promote appropriate laws, policies and actions to ensure that people have equal opportunities and reduce disparities in the outcomes they receive (such as income).
10-4 Work on aspects of society such as finances, wages, social security, etc., to gradually achieve greater equality.
10-5 Improve the rules for global financial markets and financial institutions as well as the systems that monitor whether the rules are followed in order to enforce the rules.
10-6 Increase the participation of developing countries when making decisions regarding economic policies, to create more effective, credible and convincing policies for all.
10-7 Promote safe and responsible forms of migration and movement, such as by implementing well-managed migration procedures.
10-a Treat developing countries, especially those that are under-developed differently from developed countries in accordance to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement.
※Export cheaply to developed countries, impose high tariffs on dairy products to protect domestic industry, etc.
10-b Provide funds and invest to underdeveloped countries including countries in Africa and small island countries as well as provide policy development assistance and direct investment.
※Official Development Assistance (ODA): The provision of funds and technology by the governments of developed countries to help the economic, social development and welfare of developing countries.
10-c By 2030, ensure that migrant workers spend less than "3% of the amount they send" as well as ensure that no one spends no more than "5% of the amount they send" when sending money to their country.

● Relationship between racism and SDGs


・In 1965, Adopted "Racial Discrimination Elimination Treaty"
・As of August 2019, 181 countries have signed the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and are working to eliminate racial discrimination based on the treaty.
・Establish a hate speech elimination law in Japan and work to eliminate racial discrimination
(出典:https://gooddo.jp/magazine/sdgs_2030/reduced_inqualities_sdgs/9050/より)


● Relationship between our website and the SDGs Initiatives


・One of the SDGs initiatives with goal number 10 is to increase awareness of the issue of racism. By increasing awareness, the goal can be achieved.
・Our website provides information about racism in the US as well as introducing forms of discrimination to spread awareness of the issue of racism to high school students. This relates to the SDGs initiative to spread awareness of this issue.
・Through social media (twitter, instagram), we are spreading our website and our actions so that more people could view this website and use it as an opportunity to learn racism and become more aware of the issue of racism.