In an effort to embody community participation in familiarity with the goals, objectives and indicators of environmental sustainability in the global plan for the goals of sustainable development 2030, and to ensure the activation of roles and integration towards the implementation of these goals and objectives in line with the objectives and aspirations of the Authority in this aspect,
Today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Environment Authority held a workshop on the goals, objectives and indicators of environmental sustainability 2030, through visual communication. The workshop program included a number of visual presentations focusing on the goals, objectives and indicators of sustainable development 2030, where Dr. Mohammad bin Saif delivered Al-Kalbani, Director of the Department of Sustainable Development, a general visual presentation on the goals and targets of sustainable development 2030, with a focus on the goals and objectives of environmental sustainability, in which he presented an overview of the 8 Millennium Development Goals, which ended in 2015, and replaced them with the new global plan for sustainable development 2030 that was completed Adoption by the countries of the world in the United Nations with the title "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" at the Sustainable Development Summit held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in September 2015 AD, which included new sustainable development goals that came into effect in January 2016 and their number 17 goals and their targets, 169 goals and more than 230 indicators. The Sultanate’s efforts in implementing the goals and objectives of environmental sustainability and their inclusion in the five-year plans and strategic directions in Oman Vision 2040 were also discussed, and the extent of the coherence and consistency between the national priorities in Oman’s Vision 2040 and the goals and targets of sustainable development 2030.
Ahmed bin Saeed Al Shukaili, Director of the Natural Reserves Department, gave a visual presentation in which he focused on Goal No. 14: Preserving the oceans, seas and marine resources and using them in a sustainable manner to achieve sustainable development, and Goal No. 15: Protecting and restoring terrestrial ecosystems and promoting their sustainable use, and managing Forests in a sustainable manner, combating desertification, stopping and reversing land degradation, stopping the loss of biological diversity, and the efforts and achievements made in them in implementing their goals and the most prominent initiatives in the implementation of these two goals, reviewing some of the challenges and future plans set to achieve these goals in coordination and cooperation with various parties related to environmental action. In the Sultanate.
Nabil bin Suleiman Al-Hatmi, a specialist in environmental indicators statisticians, reviewed the goals and objectives of environmental sustainability 2030, and the efforts accomplished and achieved in this regard in terms of monitoring and calculating a number of indicators related to various environmental media, such as the quality of water, soil, air, waste, biological and fungal diversity and the preservation of the marine environment in Various goals and objectives related to environmental protection and conservation of its natural resources.