Sustainable Development Goal

Climate Action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

Goal 13 Targets

13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

13.A Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible

13.B Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities

*Acknowledging that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international, intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change.

SourceUN Sustainable Development


United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
United Nations Office for Project Services

Implementing partners

Ministry of Water and Irrigation
Ministry of Environment
Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority
Department of Antiquities of Jordan
Ministry of Municipalities
National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM)
National Centre for Agricultural Research & Extension (NCARE)

Investing Partners

JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Government of Italy
UNESCO World Heritage Centre/Heritage Emergency Funds/UNESCO regular programme
Government of Finland
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

Our work on SDG 13 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: