Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Click on the case studies below to find out what programs, projects and policies are being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Goal 4.

Learn more about the targets and indicators of SDG 4 at UN Sustainbale Development Knowledge Platform.

Case studies

77 case studies available.

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program
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Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program is aimed to integrate the principles of sustainability in schools’ educational programs.

Cities without Hunger – community gardens
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São Paulo, Brazil

Cities without Hunger – community gardens

The project’s objective is to implement a farming nucleus and satellite agricultural sites to generate urban jobs and skill-building.

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy
Detroit, United States

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy

The Youth Violence Prevention plan brought together stakeholders to draft a multi-faceted strategy.

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado
Bogotá, Colombia

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado

The City of Bogota’s project ‘Camino Imaginado – Imagined Path aims to improve social inclusion for inhabitants in the urban periphery.

Urban Agriculture Programme (UAP)
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Rosario, Argentina

Urban Agriculture Programme (UAP)

The objective of the UAP is to implement a participatory process of production, transformation, and commercialisation to improve food supply

Micro-Gardens in Dakar
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Dakar, Senegal

Micro-Gardens in Dakar

Micro-gardening is a form of soilless horticultural production undertaken in small urban spaces, and contributes to the fight against food insecurity in Dakar.

Urban Poverty and City Consultation Process: Poverty Reduction Programme
Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria

Urban Poverty and City Consultation Process: Po...

The programme showed significant results in poverty reduction and creating employment.

Integration Facilitators program for disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Berlin
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Berlin, Germany

Integration Facilitators program for disadvanta...

The program provides training and qualifications for unemployed people to work as mediators who facilitate the integration of new arrivals in local neighbourhoods.

Information and Communication Technologies for Youth Employment in Yaoundé II
Yaoundé, Cameroon

Information and Communication Technologies for ...

The program intends to improve youth employement by the use of new technologies in a neighborhood of Yaoundé