The 2019 Joint Synthesis Report of the European Union and its Member States
This report provides a short summary of how the EU and its Member States are supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in developing countries through development cooperation.
The report responds to a specific commitment in the Consensus, to produce such a report in 2019 and every four years thereafter. It focuses on the period since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 and is a contribution to EU reporting at the 2019 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This report shows progress made by the EU and Member States so far and how they intend to continue their efforts. It demonstrates that they have collectively contributed to implementation of all SDGs in all developing regions of the world. The EU and its Member States have worked together closely to produce the report, in consultation with other partners, including the European Parliament and civil society. The Staff Working Document accompanying this report complements it, by providing detailed information on progress made under each SDG, including specific examples of action from the EU and its Member States. The second part of this report provides detailed information on progress made under each SDG, including specific examples of action from the EU and its Member States.