On this day September 25, in 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The 17 SDGs cover a broad range of socio-economic development challenges such as
- good health and well-being,
- gender equality,
- clean water and sanitation,
- affordable and clean energy,
- decent work and economic growth,
- industry innovation and infrastructure,
- reduced inequalities,
- sustainable cities and communities,
- responsible consumption and production,
- climate action,
- life below water,
- life on land,
- peace justice and justice strong institutions, and
- partnerships for the goals.
On this day, September 25, in 1946, the Philippine Consulate General in New York City, the hub for Philippine consular matters in the eastern United States, was established, with Jose P. Melencio as its first Consul General.