The GLOBAL NETWORK OF LEADERS (GNL) provides a centralized platform to promote multi-disciplinary research and debate on current common challenges about global management and governance, and to discuss lessons learned from implementing innovative approaches to focus on and address global challenges that are identified by the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (social progress, environmental changes, health, public welfare, security and technology as well as gender equality) in other countries.

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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

(1) No Poverty, (2) Zero Hunger, (3) Good Health and Well-being, (4) Quality Education, (5) Gender Equality, (6) Clean Water and Sanitation, (7) Affordable and Clean Energy, (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth, (9) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, (10) Reducing Inequality, (11) Sustainable Cities and Communities, (12) Responsible Consumption and Production, (13) Climate Action, (14) Life Below Water, (15) Life On Land, (16) Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, (17) Partnerships for the Goals.

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It is also aimed to share new solutions to develop an inclusive global action plan that addresses, in particular within the framework of a unique center, the objectives set out in the United Nations’ Agenda as good governance and the various issues involved, including lack of equity, participation, pluralism, transparency, accountability, rule of law.