Every day, people are taking action to make sure the Global Goals are met. See what’s been going on below.

SDG-Summit 2023: World leaders unite to accelerate action on the SDGs

UNs annual General Meeting is an event with global importance, where all leaders from 193 UN member states and governments unite to discuss international challenges. This year…

The High Commissioner’s work with SDGs in Greenland

The High Commission of Denmark in Greenland has published their action plan for UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

The High Commissioner’s work with SDGs in Greenland

The High Commission of Denmark in Greenland has published their action plan for UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Picture by Helle Nørregaard

The University of Greenland’s SDGs

Greenlands University, Ilisimatusarfik, has decided together which SDGs to focus on.

Satellite mapping of coastal areas and reefs

There is allocated an amount from the North Atlantic Pool for partially mapping of the Greenlandic coast

Active kids

Let’s move! Use the hashtag #aalasa

SDGs at Ilisimatusarfik

During the period 21 - 23 March 2023, 7 employees from different departments and 9 students from different educational programs attended a workshop as part of Ilisimatusarfik's focus…

March 8: International Women’s Day

By Minister of Gender Equality, Naaja H. Nathanielsen

Environmental days in Ilulissat: Environment does not equal waste.

During the 4th to 8th October, the annual environmental days were held in Ilulissat. Future waste management was at the top of the agenda. However, according to Jakob Kofod, who…

42 young Greenlandic talents from participated in the UNLEASH Regional Innovation Lab in Greenland

42 talents from Greenland where together with a total of 200 young participants from the Arctic and Nordic countries gathered in Nuuk, the Greenland capitol, when the very first…

UNLEASH Regional Innovation Lab announced in Greenland

UNLEASH announces its first regional Innovations Lab, in Nuuk, August 20th – 27th. UNLEASH Greenland is an Innovation Lab for 200 youths from the Arctic-Nordic region with a…


In October, 50 young people from the Nordic countries participated in Youth Training in Copenhagen, where they developed projects across the countries. Among the participants were…

Glacier flour - a new global fertilizer?

A research project will investigate whether glacial ”flour” from Greenland can revitalize depleted soil, prevent forest burns in the tropics and at the same time create new jobs…

New satellite images has been published

Satellite images of the ice free part of the Greenland has been published

Environmental theme newspaper at Sermitsiaq.AG

The media house Sermitsiaq.AG have published a thematic newspaper on the environment and sustainability

Greenlands first biodiversity strategy is published

The Greenlandic Government has adopted Greenlands first strategy on the area of biodiversity

Royal Arctic Line collaborates on sustainable development

The company’s 2020 CSR report contains an account of the company’s work with sustainable development and its focus on reducing its C02 footprint.

National mapping of the SDG 2030 agenda

Mapping of initiatives, challenges and potentials for future implementation of the UN SDG 2030 agenda in Greenland

Local sustainable development fund

Avannaata Kommunia has set up a pool to support sustainable efforts that contribute to the UN Goals for Sustainable Development.

Naalakkersuisoq Vittus Qujaukitsoq meets with top UN official

Naalakkersuisoq for Finances Vittus Qujaukitsoq met on Tuesday 2 September 2020 with Jens Christian Wandel, to talk about world goals and COVID19. Jens Christian Wandel is the…

Cooperation with Statistics Denmark on the development of indicators

Statistics Denmark will assist Greenland with advice and guidance on the development of statistics and SDG indicators.

ESA supports new satellite research project in Greenland on surface water

Greenland is one of 5 countries selected to participate as an example in a new 2-year research project on mapping surface water resources funded by ESA (European Space Agency).

Greenland - the world's most physically active country in 2030?

The vision of the Greenland Sports Federation GIF, is that Greenland will be the world’s most physically active country in 2030.

Huge interest in the Sustainable Development Goals among Greenlandic organizations and companies

Over the past year, more than 25 companies and organizations have participated in CSR Greenland's training in SDG 2030 Agenda and Sustainability.

School competition held for the Children's Saligaatsoq 2020

School students have submitted their suggestions and ideas about the waste area.

Successful local collaboration with Saligaatsoq 2020

Local collaboration crucial to success with a nationwide Saligaatsoq.

Substitution and recycling of fish tubs

Royal Greenland is developing a new and more sustainable method for their fish tubs by substituting multiplastic tubs with monoplastic tubs so that they can be repaired and recycled.…

Global Goals create focus on competence development and well-being

The SULISA + concept, which focuses on human ressource, management competencies, collaboration, well-being and retention among Royal Greenland's employees, will be a significant focus…

Pisiffik focuses on public health

In collaboration with training coach and dietician Laali Berthelsen, Pisiffik has focused on knowledge about healthy ingredients, exercise and good eating habits.

Mind Your Own Business - global goal for start-up of micro-enterprises

Mind Your Own Business offers development courses for young boys between the ages of 13 and 21 in Greenland and Denmark. In collaboration with volunteer venture pilots from civil…

THE BANK OF GREENLAND as a business partner for Mind Your Own Business

In the autumn of 2020, the BANK of Greenland will make business mentors available for the third time to boys who want to start a micro-enterprise.

Child democracy in Greenlandic residential areas

The pilot project examines how to involve children and give them a say in Greenland's residential areas through child democracy.

@ TELE-POST promotes digital creative competencies

TELE-POST wants to strengthen the next generation with creative competencies in an increasingly digital world. Children and young people must not only be super users of the digital…

Alternative to the environmentally friendly plastic bags from Brugseni

Brugseni now offers durable and more recyclable tote bags as an alternative to the climate-friendly plastic carrier bags.

Sustainable paper and digital solutions at Kalaallit Nunaanni Brugseni

Brugseni's offer newspaper is read everyday by several 1000 people in Greenland. Therefore, we believe it is important that they have the least possible impact on the environment.

COVID-19, The Global Goals and a Greenland free of corruption

Transparency International Greenland

SDG 2030 ensures local involvement in Tasiilaq

“We work together in Tasiilaq” - an SDG-2030 based co-creative program to support the development of good living conditions and sustainable lives, for children and young people…

The SDG 2030 agenda is part of the modernization of the Planning Act

The SDG 2030 agenda forms the inspiration and method basis for a systematic review of the Planning Act for use in a forthcoming revision and modernization of the Planning and…

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