Sustainable development is the global value, and the world is actively involved in the promotion. After the "Taiwan Sustainable Development Goal" was proposed, the promotion of sustainable development has proceeded to the next step. Based on previous efforts of implements included the domestic promotion and the international cooperation etc., it’s time to check the effectiveness of Taiwan’s annual sustainable development goals in 2021 and to review each phase of the promotion effectiveness during 2020; this project reviews the fruity results in annual enforcement of T-SDGs, and focuses on deepening the public's understanding and participation in T-SDGs and sustainable-development-related affairs to engage public participation and communication. In addition, this project also strengthens the role of agencies and institutions such as central ministries and local governments by facilitating voluntary review actions. It will ensure that the development goals of the agency agencies and institutions are consistent with T-SDGs, guide more participation as well. However, the Annual National Sustainable Development Awards was suspended due to the severe COVID-19 epidemic this year. Accordingly, the project contract with the Environmental Protection Agency was changed and adjusted the part of the task schedule on September 24 and October 15 this year. The second edition contact provided that all of the items related to the National Sustainable Development Award is cancelled and maintains the part of sustainable development propaganda materials production and promotion, but there is slightly adjustment about the target of the promotion. Besides that, the two meetings handling listed on the work items in response to meet the needs of the discussions. The implementation results of this year are as follows:
1.Assist in handling 6 sessions of the NCSD meetings: in 2021, the 49th to 52nd working meetings were held on April 16, April 20, April 30, and May 4, furthermore, the 33rd committee meeting was held on August 30 to reach fixed work goals.
2.Optimize the global information website of the Sustainability Association and integrate the knowledge sharing platform into a single portal: This year, 4 websites with different entrances will be integrated to increase the convenience of browsing for people. The T-SDGs knowledge sharing website is intuitively designed to browse. The website of the NCSD and the index system website are integrated into it. However, the National Sustainable Development Award registration website is only a functional website that is open for a period of time in response to the paperless registration of the National Sustainable Development Award, and remains an independent system.
3.Compile and print each 1 volume of "Taiwan Sustainable Development Goals Annual General Review Report" and "National Sustainable Development Annual Report" this year: After the "2020 Taiwan Sustainable Development Goals Annual Review Report" is compiled into a booklet, it will be sent to the 24 private members of the Executive Yuan's Sustainable Development Committee for review, and then sent to each core target governing authority to revise the annual review report. Finally, after the secretariat confirmed the revised content, the finalized version was compiled and sent for printing; the first draft of the "109 National Sustainable Development Annual Report" was changed from the Environmental Protection Agency to the National Development Council in August in response to the work of the secretariat of the NCSD. The annual report that has been reviewed by the Environmental Protection Agency was transferred to the National Development Council in September. After the review by the National Development Council, it was revised into the Chinese and English 2 kinds of the editions, and the cover and layout of each edition were redesigned. Both the Chinese and English editions of the annual report 200 copies of paper, 150 discs were completed in November, and completely mailed to the members of the NCSD and various government agencies.
4.Update the latest international sustainable development information twice a week, and provide 3 special studies: The total number of domestic news collected for this project is 1,013. To analyze the situation of domestic official sentiments corresponding to Taiwan’s sustainable development goals, we can see that the hot topics in the second half of the year including SDG 6 (293 items), SDG 7 (239 items), SDG 8 (176 items), SDG 11 (268 items), SDG 12 (204 items), SDG 13 (241 items) and SDG 17 (264 items) etc. The result shows that Taiwan sustainable policy development is in terms of environmental quality, green economy, energy transition, sustainable urban and rural development, circular economy, climate change, international cooperation and health and well-being. There is also more news to open government; the total number of international news collections is 150. The main focus of global sustainable development in 2021 includes: SDG 6 (39 items), SDG 8 (38 items), SDG 12 (43 items), SDG 13 (69 items), and SDG 15 (41 items). The analysis shows that environmental issues, circular economy, economic recovery, ecological conservation, and climate change are important topics. Finally, by comprehensively integrating important international sustainable development situations through the above domestic and international data collection, the three special reports were published: “International Net Zero Emission Policy Trends, the International Development of Carbon Pricing and the Impact of COP26 on Taiwan’s Climate Change Laws and Regulations”.
5.Promote “Taiwan Sustainable Development Goals(T-SDGs)” with a multi-media approach, including the production and broadcast of a highlight video and KOL streams, the interview and broadcast of print magazine and TV program, and the production and of creative materials and post on social media. All promotion approaches have reached more than 58 million impressions in total.
This project proposes the following directions based on the above five conclusions:
1.Implement the hierarchical governance function of the sustainable society, strengthen public participation, and support the improvement of my country's sustainable development policy through various conferences, promotional activities, research topics, etc.
2.Optimize the website of the NCSD and establish a private sector sustainability news import mechanism.
3.Enhance the "Annual Review Report on Taiwan's Sustainable Development Goals" and include it in the rolling review mechanism; strengthen the connotation of the "National Sustainable Development Annual Report" to show the sustainable development achievements of the public and private sectors.
4.Continue to research and study international sustainable development information to grasp the pulse of sustainable development trends.
5.Proposes follow-up work recommendations:
(1)Short-term: use the audience-friendly media promotion model and cooperate with the emerging media for interactive promotion, such as the cause marketing with KOL (Key Opinion Leader, KOL), the TV production albums, or seminars program as well.
(2)Mid-term: the project should arrange the precise target by the different audience, and drive the target audience to participate by the community spirit, such as designing a sustainable development theme festival to increase the participation of public, administrative, education and enterprises, and NGOs sectors, and international publicity and propaganda.
(3)Long-term: engage in the international action by handling or participating with the vision of sustainable development cooperation mechanism of the country, and implement the work of the NCSD 18 working groups to expand media promotion.