UNCITRAL supports the Sustainable Development Goals. In the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, States endorsed "the efforts and initiatives of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, as the core legal body within the United Nations system in the field of international trade law, aimed at increasing coordination of and cooperation on legal activities of international and regional organizations active in the field of international trade law and at promoting the rule of law at the national and international levels in this field."
UNCITRAL's contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals proceeds on several fronts and touches upon a number of different and interrelated areas. This page lists only the goals and targets that are most relevant to the work of UNCITRAL, along with an explanation of how UNCITRAL contributes to their achievement. Select a Goal for more information on UNCITRAL's role in promoting that Goal and selected targets.