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A guide to understanding the SDGs

This handbook is designed for all those involved in education to familiarize themselves with the SDGs, while realizing that they are already present in many practices.

Focus area

3 Promote the 17 SDGs

The guide to the SDGs, an accessible resource for all

This guide for teachers was piloted by the Tara Océan Foundation in collaboration with a number of organizations (Ademe, AFD, AFD, Office for Climate Education, Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger, Fondation La Main à la Pâte).

The aim? To raise awareness and acculturate people to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which represent a roadmap for a more desirable future.

Goals still too little known

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are still too little known by the general public, as attested by a report from DEL (Development Engagement Lab) measuring the general public's knowledge of the subject. And the findings are alarming: in France, only 10% of those polled claim to know what the 17 SDGs are, compared with 53% of "I don't know" and "no" responses combined.

In 2018, Victorien Erussard, President and Founder of Energy Observer, was appointed France's first ambassador for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. A mission carried out by the Energy Observer Foundation, which involves promoting these goals and making them accessible to as many people as possible.

Poster of the 17 SDGs