The Division of Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) under the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) is a list of goals oriented to developing, supporting, and building for certain issues such as energy, water, oceans, science and technology, transport, and many more.
There are 17 sustainable development goals, each having its own targets, partnerships, publications, and documents with regards to each issue.
The Sustainable Development Goal 4 which has a goal to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” has currently 10 targets, 93 partnerships, 28 publications, and 43 documents.
Geography is the science that merges human and physical environment and takes into consideration the interactions and relationships involved. It itself contributes to sustainable development goal 4.
Many geography organizations are pushing for the science’s potential and helping analyze that the development of geography in education can bring on both national and international levels.
Chief Executive Alan Kinder from Geographical Association has said that their organization is already working towards creating international connections with geography teachers from different parts of the globe with each other and supporting geography teachers from developing countries.
They are pushing forward “inclusive and equitable quality education” by collaborating with different educators to further develop the science’s potential.