No, U.N.'s Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030 goals do not aim to establish a global government.

By: Umme Kulsum
June 2 2023

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No, U.N.'s Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030 goals do not aim to establish a global government.


The Verdict False

Agenda 21 was signed in 1992, while Agenda 2030 was signed in 2015, both for sustainable development. None of the claims are part of the U.N.'s goals.

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A picture of a man holding a board that contains a list of purported goals or missions by the United Nations went viral on social media in May 2023. The Facebook post featuring the U.N. goals outlines 22 goals attributed to the U.N.'s Agenda 21 and 2030. The same graphic image was previously viral in 2020 with misleading captions linked to COVID-19.

However, the list of U.N. goals shown on the sign is fake. The U.N. has not released or acknowledged any such goals or missions as claimed in the viral post. Many conspiracy theories about Agenda 2030 have been making the rounds on social media since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and have resurfaced again in 2023.

In Fact

The U.N.'s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was signed in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2015, which defines broad objectives concerning topics such as economic growth, equality, poverty, and the environment.

According to the U.N., "Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the United Nations System, Governments, and Major Groups in every area in which human impacts on the environment."

However, it makes no mention of evicting people from their houses, causing problems to the people, nor does it use the conspirational terms "smart cities," "end of the family unit," or "global military." The mention of "mandatory vaccination of the population" in the viral post is also fake. Moreover, Agenda 2030 talks about universal health coverage that includes affordable vaccines for all.

The majority of objectives mentioned in the post, such as establishing a "new world order" or "end of the family unit," do not appear in any of the U.N. agendas. Logically Facts has contacted the U.N. for comment, and this article will be updated when we receive a response.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, misinformation attributed to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and the World Economic Forum's founder Klaus Schwab over alleged population control has been circulating on social media. WEF's initiative, 'The Great Reset,' is also a target of misinformation and has served as the basis for a conspiracy theory. "The Great Reset" and "New World Order" (NWO) conspiracy theories claim that a group of global elites, including politicians, celebrities, and businesspeople, secretly rule the world. Logically Facts has previously debunked many claims on NWO and the "Great Reset" from the WEF, Agenda 21, and Agenda 2030.

The Verdict

Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030 are a set of goals by the United Nations to end poverty and enhance sustainable development. The agendas do not contain goals establishing a "one-world government." Therefore, we have marked this claim as false.

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