362 state standards for achieving sustainable development goals will be developed in Belarus
Sustainable development in the perspective of 2020-2030 - a plan to develop the implementation of sustainable development goals has been adopted in Belarus
The developed plan covers the years 2020–2030. Its’ purpose is to develop state and interstate standards for achieving sustainable development goals. The plan was approved by the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus
Sustainable development based on international and state standards
The process, in which relevant state and international standards will be developed, will be based on the standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC).
Standards included in the Development Plan for 2020-2030:
In total, the plan includes 362 state standards (285 STB and 77 GOST), including the implementation of:
- Goal 2. Fight against hunger - 47 state standards;
- Goal 6. Clean water and sanitation - 68 state standards;
- Goal 7. Low-cost and clean energy - 66 state standards;
- Goal 8. Decent work and economic growth - 17 state standards;
- Goal 9. Industrialization, innovation and infrastructure - 44 state standards;
- Goal 11. Sustainable cities and towns - 61 state standards;
- Goal 12. Responsible consumption and production - 31 state standards;
- Goal 13. Fight against climate change - 28 state standards.
The plan will help to achieve the goals of sustainable development
The plan is designed to help create suitable conditions to achieve the goals of sustainable development in Belarus. It will be regularly verified and updated in accordance with the new international and regional standards. The plan is based on the proposals of both state authorities and other entities interested in technical regulation and standardization processes.