German National Sustainable Development Strategy (National Sustainability Strategy), revised version of 2017

Federal Government
State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Implementing Germany's National Sustainable Development Strategy with the involvement of cultural and civil society actors on the basis of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda; strengthening societal processes for a shift towards sustainable development in Germany

Target groups:
Civil society and cultural actors; the general public; companies; institutions; educational facilities; decision-makers in government and business

Expected results:
Understanding culture as a driver of change towards sustainable development; strengthening artistic engagement with the spaces where culture and nature, and people and the environment meet; holding a European sustainability conference in 2020 during Germany's Presidency of the Council of the EU and within the framework of the European Sustainable Development Networks (ESDN)

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Concept for a "culture of sustainability" integrated into the 2017 update of Germany's National Sustainable Development Strategy; approaches from the creative industry used to support societal processes and developments; 2030 Agenda presented as proof of successful multilateralism

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)