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National Implementation of 2030 Agenda for SD


The NSDS is intended as the overarching strategic framework to guide the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Italy (for further information see also previous and following sections).


Leading Ministry and
respective unit


Since its adoption, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers oversees the implementation process of the National Strategy.

Other ministries involved



The Presidency of the Council of Ministers relies on the support of the Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, respectively for the domestic and the international policy making, as well as of the Ministry of Economy and Finance for creating synergies with formal economic policies and for assessing, on a yearly basis, long-term impacts of the budget on national sustainable well-being.

Main contact point for the
implementation process

Main contact point for the NSDS
implementation process:

Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea

Directorate General for sustainable growth and the quality of development

General Director Oliviero Montanaro


Division II – Strategies for sustainable development

Mara Cossu


Technical Assistance Sogesid

Anna Bombonato


Links to main websites/
documents on national
implementation of the
2030 Agenda and SDGs

Link to the NSDS strategy document:

Voluntary National Reviews

In July 2017, Italy submitted its first Voluntary National Review (VNR) focused on the National Strategy for Sustainable Development (NSDS).


This Country Profile has been last updated on: Monday, 25 May 2020

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